Information about British Columbia's natural environment as well as scientific activities and organizations specific to the province.
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An advocacy and information site about the dangers posed by fish farms to the wild salmon population in the waters off the coast. Features videos, letters, media coverage donation and membership details.
Committed to creating a safe work environment for BC's agricultural industry.
Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC)
Licensing and regulatory body responsible for the province's more than 24,000 engineers and geoscientists. Includes searchable member directory, member services, events and resources.
BC Butterfly Atlas
Community-based citizen science project aimed at increasing knowledge of the status and distribution of butterflies in BC.
BC Lake Stewardship Society
Non-profit resource network for people and groups interested in lake issues and lake stewardship. Includes background information, newsletter, event calendar, and regional contact information.
British Columbia Agriculture Council
Addresses cross-commodity issues in agriculture and provides a forum for farmers and ranchers to work together to develop agricultural policies, and advance those policies. It also functions as a watchdog for farmers advising them of emerging local and global developments.
British Columbia Air Quality
Information on major air quality issues, such as quality control, effects on health, emissions, climate change, quality assessments, laws, and reports.
British Columbia Conservation Foundation
Offers projects list, events, reports and an image gallery.
British Columbia Rare Bird Alert
Rare and noteworthy bird sightings in the province.
British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club
Individuals interested in the investigation of various animals as yet unidentified by science. Includes publications, membership details, links, and animal profiles.
British Columbia Wildlife Park
Home of the largest captive breeding centre in North America for endangered burrowing owls. Resources for teachers, kids, and volunteers; visitor information; animal photos and information; and park map.
Columbia Basin Trust
Works with the people of the Canadian Columbia River Basin to bring social, economic and environmental benefits to the region most affected by dam construction under the Columbia River Treaty. Offices in Nakusp, Golden, Cranbrook and Castlegar.
Electronic atlas project for the plants of British Columbia, covering life forms from vascular plants to algae, and topics from identification to scientific collections.
Promote conservation-based development as a means to a conservation economy in the coastal temperate rain forests. Information on activities, projects and publications.
Entomological Society of British Columbia
Advancing entomological knowledge to professionals, amateurs, and educators in BC.
Fish Habitat and Enhancement Branch
Agency responsible for the protection and restoration of fish habitat, Salmonid Enhancement Programs, planning, community involvement, and public education programs. Workshop information included. Headquarters in Vancouver.
Fish Passage Structures on the Fraser River
Description of the engineering restoration of salmon resources after being devastated by rock slide during railway construction from 1912-1914.
Fraser Basin Council
Council seeks to advance the basin's environmental sustainability. Offers profile, list of programs, news and resources.
Friends of the Nemaiah Valley
Society determined to preserve ecologically sensitive natural environments from destructive human activities such as industrial resource extraction, road building and other similar developments.
Georgia Strait Alliance
Protect and restore the marine environment of Georgia Strait. Includes newsletter, membership details, and resources on many environmental issues including a green boating guide.
Groundwater in British Columbia
The British Columbia Ministry of Environment Lands and Parks provides an overview of groundwater resources.
Invasive Species Council of British Columbia
Identify, spot and report invasive species in BC.
Administers a 21 million dollar trust fund dedicated to preserving health watersheds and sustainable ecosystems. Offers list of projects that are being funded and information on their mandate activities.
Michael Smith Laboratories
Offers research projects in molecular genetics, fermentation and bio-process engineering, synthesis and sequencing, protein analysis, cell culture and downstream processing, biomolecular thermodynamics and production of gene knock-outs. Located in Vancouver.
Native Plant Society of British Columbia
Encourages knowledge, appreciation, responsible use, and conservation of the province's native plants and habitats.
North Island Explorer
Explores the natural world of north Vancouver Island. Topics include paleontology, marine biology, travel, kayaking, and hiking.
Northwest Invasive Plant Council
Invasive plant information for British Columbia.
A Numerical Overview of Salmon Run Timings in British Columbia Catch Areas
Paper by Max Ledbetter and Ray Hilborn, originally printed at the University of British Columbia in 1981. Provides salmon run timing data for sockeye, pinks, coho, chum and chinook.
Recycling Council of British Columbia
Nonprofit organization committed to waste avoidance. Site has information about recycling, household hazardous waste, and the BC materials exchange.
Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC)
B.C.'s oldest environmental interest group. Operates an Environmental Resource Centre, lists local environmental events, and initiates various campaigns for better air, water, and land.
Vancouver Bioinformatics User Group
An association of researchers, professionals and students who have an interest in the field of bioinformatics. Background, meetings, directions and contact details.
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