The Meewasin Valley Authority exists to ensure a healthy and vibrant river valley, with a balance between human use and conservation by:
- Providing leadership in the management of its resources;
- Promoting understanding, conservation and beneficial use of the Valley; and
- Undertaking programs and projects in river valley development and conservation,
for the benefit of present and future generations.
- Valley's resources are accessible to everyone;
- Conserve natural and heritage resources;
- Recreation and development balanced with conservation;
- Diverse activities for a varied and changing demographic; and
- Public participation in decision making.
Each year Meewasin planning is guided by Raymond Moriyama’s The Meewasin Valley Project - 100 Year Concept Plan, Moriyama 1978, the foundation document for the Meewasin overall development plan today. Meewasin initiatives strive toward the outcomes of health, fit, balance and vibrancy.