Recent Data Changes

The BC Conservation Data Centre annually releases updates to conservation status ranks of selected species and ecological communities, additions of new species and ecological communities in BC, and changes in species taxonomy and ecological community classifications based on the most recent scientific data and information available.

2023 changes (released August 2023) are now available through the BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer, including:

  • Taxonomy and provincial conservation status ranks for species
  • Classification and provincial conservation status ranks for ecological communities

Read the 2023 CDC data update announcement here. Full details below.