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Environment

Handle with care.

Environmental awareness is a growing part of B.C. culture. The care and stewardship of our natural resources is a responsibility that we’re taking seriously. While we strive to be leaders in this regard, we also know there’s room for improvement, too. Explore what our environment has to offer.

Climate Change

Years of pollution produced by humans is causing unprecedented changes to the environment including global warming. This has caused the whole world’s climate to change which leads to things like melting glaciers and stronger storms. 

Pesticides & Pest Management

Monitor your home and property or any other area where pests are a concern. Be prepared to take appropriate action when pests cause damage or health issues. Learn about using less harmful pesticides and integrated pest management techniques to help protect natural environments.

Outdoor Recreation

Get inspired by the province’s natural beauty and make plans for your next outdoor adventure. Take advantage of the many recreation opportunities available across the diverse landscape of mountains, rivers, lakes and coastlines.

Plants, Animals & Ecosystems

British Columbia is home to tens of thousands of plant and animal species living in a rich diversity of habitats and ecosystems. Responsible decision making and positive action on our part will help protect B.C. wildlife and their home.

Waste Management

B.C. is proud to be a leader in sustainable environmental management – with air and water quality that ranks among the highest in the world. Effective waste management procedures and solutions contribute a great deal to preserving our environment.

Air, Land, & Water

All living things depend on air and water to survive. Caring for our environment includes keeping our air and water supply fresh, clean and healthy.

Research, Monitoring & Reporting

Sharing key scientific and technical information is an important part of monitoring and managing our natural resources.