The widely anticipated 'Gardening with Native Plants in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley' guide has finally been released! This multi-paged colourful booklet is full of information to get you started in creating a wildlife habitat garden using native plants that will attract local critters such as birds, butterflies, bees, and more! There is a handy table listing 40 plants (with photos!) to help you pick the top shrubs, trees, and flowers. The guide, and other handy resources regarding backyard habitat enhancement, can be found HERE.
The SCCP is pleased to announce two new publications of its South Coast Species at Risk Series titled Getting to Know your Owls at Risk and Getting to Know your Land Snails at Risk. This is in addition to the first publication titled Getting to Know your Amphibians at Risk.
These documents were created to provide the reader with direct links to the latest information about these species and how to help. You can find them, along with our varioud identifcation guides, HERE. There are two versions - a downloadable on-line version with active weblinks and a slightly different version only for printing.
The SCCP is pleased to announce the latest in our Conservation Connections Series for February and March 2018 with events covering a wide range of conservation and species at risk related topics! These free events will happen on the Sunshine Coast (Pender Harbour), Port Coquitlam and Squamish. All will be welcome! See below for more info about these events. For more information and to save your spot, go to our EVENTS page.
The SCCP is pleased to announce the release of two more species identification guides for the South Coast of BC. The new guides are Salamanders & Newts, and Owls. Go to the SCCP's page on identifying wildlife to also find these and links to other useful resources such as the already existing SCCP identification guides for Frogs & Toads and Aquatic Amphibian Eggs.
Join the SCCP and our partners on Sept 13th, 2017 to find out what is happening with species at risk recovery and conservation planning.
The afternoon will be a unique opportunity to network and connect with experts involved in species at risk recovery. It will include a range of speakers discussing the latest in species at risk recovery planning, how to stay informed about the best science, and management options for practitioners and local policy makers and implementers. Go HERE for the agenda to view the presentations.
The SCCP is pleased to unveil a new resource to help answer your questions on species at risk identification and best practices for BC's South Coast!
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