Facilitating the protection and restoration of endangered species and ecological communities on BC’s South Coast

LATEST SCCP NEWS

Spring – Summer 2017

Endangered Times – Legs and Regs

The floodgates have been opened! It seems like just last spring those of us fighting the good fight for species at risk in Canada were wondering if the new government in Ottawa meant we were ever going to see long overdue action on species at risk recovery.

Spring – Summer 2017

Endangered Times – 'SEARious' Science

While the flood gates seem to have opened for the release of many long-overdue recovery strategies, how are we really doing when it comes to SARA and endangered species recovery in Canada?  Two recent publications, one an editorial on SARA and political will and the other on the psychology around public commitment to conservation reflect on the state of species at risk recovery from the standpoint of social license and what is needed if we are going to catch up and move forward

Spring – Summer 2017

Endangered Times – South Coast Voice

Public help needed to monitor spread of deadly bat disease!

Spring – Summer 2017

Endangered Times – Species Pick!

The Great Blue Heron, a coastal icon at risk: You may be used to seeing them, standing like statues along the shoreline waiting patiently to catch their dinner.

Spring – Summer 2017

Endangered Times – Programs & Resources

Creating a Stewardship Road Map for the South Coast: Since its establishment in 2005, the South Coast Conservation Program has employed a variety of activities and programs towards the recovery of species and ecological communities a

Squamish, Mission and Vancouver event details for March 2017

Announcing the Conservation Connections Series!

The SCCP is pleased to announce our Conservation Connections Series with events covering a wide range of conservation and species at risk related topics!  Starting in March 2017, these free events will happen across the South Coast over the next few years.  All will be welcome!  See below for details on events in Squamish, Mission and Vancouver.  For more information and to save your spot, go to our EVENTS page.


Cool Critters of the Fraser Valley: Spotlight on Snails

SCCP Responds to Provincial Call for Input on Species At Risk Protection

In October of this year (2016) the Government of BC posted a public call “asking British Columbians for input and innovative ideas on new ways to protect species at risk and how to better support activities such as inventory, monitoring, research and stewardship programs for species at risk in our province.


 

Legs & Regs!

Recovery strategies and action plans are being posted like hot cakes! While many others are being finalized, public input is wanted on critical habitat and other policies.

'SEARious' Science

Understanding critical habitat needs for our rarest South Coast amphibian:


In 2013 Monica Pearson, renowned Oregon Spotted Frog champion co-authored a report on how to define the most relevant conservation habitat needs for ‘OSF’, a highly imperiled amphibian at risk in the Fraser Valley.

South Coast Voice

Students take action to protect “Aurora the Lonely Frog*”.  In early 2016, as part of our Species at Risk in The Classroom program, Pamela Zevit was working on an extended mentoring program with Eagle Mountain Middle School in Anmore.

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