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

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Government, First Nations,and the private sector can work together to protect the Heart of the Fraser from unchecked development. Key private lands can be purchased for conservation purposes. Governments can help to protect and manage key crown lands. This project has had a number of advasnces since its inception in 2005. The Nature Trust has continued to acquire key lands along this section of the Fraser and Dr. Marvin Rosenau of the BC Institute of Technology...
Research by the David Suzuki Foundation and others has shown that natural capital – the fields, farms, forests, wetlands, and rivers within and surrounding our communities – and the benefits it provides, are extremely valuable in monetary terms, and in reality they are truly priceless. Natural Capital Policy Review, David Suzuki Foundation 2011 Other reports in this series: Nearshore Natural Capital Valuation 2012.
The Burrard Inlet ecosystem is home to an abundance of fish, wildlife and human activity. The Burrard Inlet ecosystem is home to an abundance of fish, wildlife and Burrard inlet is a tidal salt-water body occupying 11,300 hectares in the heart of the Metro Vancouver Region. It comprises 190 kilometers of marine foreshore and a drainage basin of 98,000 ha. Fed by mountain streams and strong tidal currents, Burrard Inlet hosts numerous fish species including...
British Coumbia is one of the most biodiverse places in Canada. Like other living things, humans tend to prefer the best locations to reside and work, such as along watercourses or coastlines. This is true of the areas along B.C.’s South Coast. How Can We Help? The philosophy of shared stewardship is essential to the maintenance and restoration of our province’s natural biodiversity.
British Columbia has more biodiversity than any other province or territory in Canada. It also has the highest number of endangered species, which suggests that we are sadly failing in our responsibility to protect the web of life. Biodiversity in B.C. is increasingly under pressure from human influences such as urban sprawl, deforestation, exotic species introductions, over-harvesting and pollution. The greatest threat to biodiversity in Canada is the alteration...
  There have been a number of efforts to map out the ecological values of the South Coast's landscapes from the historic vegetation surveys of the Lower Fraser from the 1890's to the soil maps of southern BC. Captured here is a sampling of the resources out there representing a snapshot in time of the Lower Mainland's past ecological capital, providing a reminder of how much has changed and been lost over just a couple of generations. Where available we have also...
A great bookmark template created for the former BC Wetlands Society and Urban Salmon Habitat Program  

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