In an ecosystem, living things interact with each other and with their environment. Everything in an ecosystem is connected. Healthy ecosystems provide B.C. with important “services,” like clean air and water, healthy forests and farms, and habitat for our plants and animals. Learn more about ecosystems in British Columbia.

Ecosystems in B.C.
Learn about British Columbia's ecosystems.

Inventory Standards
The Resources Information Standards Committee (RISC) is responsible for establishing standards for natural and cultural resources inventories, including collection, storage, analysis, interpretation and reporting of inventory data.

Ecosystem Classification
Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC) groups ecosystems at three levels of integration: regional, local, and chronological.