Facilitating the protection and restoration of species and ecosystems at risk on BC’s South Coast
The SCCP was established in 2005 to fill coordination gaps between various levels of government, conservation groups, land use interests and local communities to conserve species and ecosystems at risk. The SCCP plays a vital role in assisting various stakeholders in navigating the complexities around species at risk conservation and recovery. This is accomplished through a range of activities, including: workshops and guidelines on stewardship practices and recovery tools, networking through social media and supporting on-the-ground applied science on priority species and their habitats. Keep up to date on our work and networking opportunities through our SCCP Blog posts, our Facebook page or Newsletter.
The South Coast region is a hotspot of biodiversity with over 260 species provincially and federally listed as threatened or endangered.
One of BC's most biodiverse regions - with a population of 2.5 million and growing.
The SCCP focus is on ecological communities and the species at risk they support.The geographic boundaries follow three forest districts – Chilliwack, Squamish and Sunshine Coast which includes five Regional Districts (Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver, Powell River, Sunshine Coast and Squamish - Lillooet).
Program streams are focused around engagement and dialogue, integrating conservation science and First Nations Traditional Ecological Knowledge and best available practices.
To see the range of resources we offer take some time to explore our site!