The Frontenac Arch Biosphere operates as the FAB Network – and “network” is the key word. There are dozens and dozens of terrific organizations in this region, doing great work in all corners and interests of the community. Because UNESCO Biosphere Reserves have a mandate to embrace all four pillars of the community – nature, wellbeing, culture and livelihood, the Frontenac Arch Biosphere has working relationships across all those communities.
The concept for this organization right from the beginning was to link as many of those community conversations as possible together – networking. Networking facilitates, not directs or controls the collaboration of the community’s many interests. Networking shares and builds capacity so that each organization benefits. In the Frontenac Arch Biosphere, there are also networks within the FAB Network, where groups participate in areas of special interest, such as FAB Local Flavours, FAB Arts, FAB Conservation, the FAB Trails Council, and so forth.
Our partners are not necessarily financial supporters. They may simply participate in any projects and programs that are of mutual interest and benefit. All partners are entirely autonomous - their goals and objectives are in no way governed or determined by the FAB Network. All are simply interrelated by common goals of building aspects of a sustainable community.
The Frontenac Arch Biosphere, as a network of organizations and interests, does not take stands on government policy or political issues. We would not presume on the stance of others. However, the Frontenac Arch Biosphere is an advocate in a meaningful and constructive way for sustainable communities and best
Current FABR partners include: