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Invasive Fauna of the Central Kootenay

The species in this guide have been identified by the provincial government as priority invasive faunal species in BC. These species are managed by priority levels: Prevent, Provincial Early Detection and Rapid Response, Provincial Containment, Regional Containment/Control, and Management. ...

Edited by ckiss_kootenay

Invasive Plants of Surrey, BC

Cover Photo by Sugar Bee on Unsplash

Edited by cdeslaur

Birds of the Okanagan-Similkameen

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is a very large (just over 10,000 square km) area with a great deal of natural diversity in both habitat and species. The habitats range from endangered native grasslands and sagebrush scrub, Ponderosa pine meadows, to high sub-alpine. According t...

Edited by darrenkirby

S. Okanagan Butterflies

Butterfly Checklist For The South Okanagan and Similkameen and Adjacent Highlands. This list was compiled using the species distribution maps found in Butterflies of British Columbia by Crispin S. Guppy and Jon H. Shepard.

Edited by jpage_cwf, and margaret30

S. Okanagan - plants: brown/green flowers

Common plants of the south Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys

Edited by margaret30

S. Okanagan - plants: blue/purple flowers

Common plants of the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys

Edited by margaret30

S. Okanagan - plants: pink/red flowers

Common plants of the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys.

Edited by margaret30

Animals of the Lower Mainland

Animals of the Lower Mainland in British Columbia, Canada. Includes Squamish-Lillooet, Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley regions.

Edited by pyroshroom

Haida Gwaii: Mammals and Amphibians

A complete guide to the native and introduced terrestrial mammals and amphibians, with a few marine mammals thrown in for good measure.

Edited by carita

The Peas of Galiano

A guide to the Fabaceae of Galiano Island, British Columbia.

Edited by chlorophilia

Fort Rodd Hill

A guide to animals and plants from around Rodd Hill

Edited by parks_canada_cbcfu
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