Mapped Locations of Species & Ecosystems
The B.C. Conservation Data Centre (CDC) maps locations of red- and blue-listed species and ecosystems – these are called element occurrences. Click here to learn more about element occurrences and secured element occurrences.
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View generalized locations of mapped element occurrences
View, print and export (to CSV or shapefile) mapped element occurrences using this online mapping service
Connect to CDC element occurrence data in WMS format using your own geospatial software, or view the KML files in Google Earth
CDC data is included in the “Wildlife and Plant Species” service
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Generate a list of species or ecosystems that may potentially occur in a given area using an area-based search with this tool
Results are based on known locations and expert opinion
Conversely, view the Species or Ecosystems Summary Report in the search results to see what areas it may potentially occur within
Note: These maps may be out of date and more projects can be found in Ecocat
Search for areas with potential occurrences of ecological communities at risk.
If the index maps show ecosystem inventories in your area of interest, you can, search in Ecological Reports Catalogue (EcoCat) using any of the following keywords:
If you cannot find the project using EcoCat, please contact the Ecosystems Information Section at 250 387-1908.