here to visit the Sensitive Ecosystems Inventory website!
Conservation Data Centre
information on rare organisms and ecosystems
Columbia Conservation Data Centre (CDC) systematically collects
and disseminates information on the rare and endangered plants,
animals and plant communities of British Columbia.
is compiled and maintained in a computerized database which provides
a centralized and scientific source of information on the status,
locations and level of protection of these rare organisms and
The CDC is
part of the Registries and Resource Information Division in the
Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management. It is
also part of NatureServe,
an international organization of cooperating Conservation Data
Centres and Natural Heritage Programs all using the same methodology
to gather and exchange information on the threatened elements
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provincial and forest district lists of rare and endangered (red
and blue listed) species and plant communities.
Read about the internationally
standardized methodology we use to track and
rank the rare elements of biodiversity.
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on our history, our staff, CDC publications, and all of our contact
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Reports and FAQs from
Ecology, and Zoology
sections of the CDC.
Trees of British Columbia
B.C. Register of the
10 largest trees of each native species.
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