Documents

STORMWATER AND URBAN WATERSHEDS

Hastings Creek Ecology and Geomorphology Assessment (2013). Report link.

Maple Creek Integrated Watershed Management Plan (2010-). Report in progress.

Shaw Creek Integrated Stormwater Management Plan (2010-2012). Report in progress.

Analysis of Streamflow, Water Quality, and Benthic Community Changes in North Creek (2011). Report and appendices.

Kaymar Integrated Stormwater Management Plan (2010-). Report in progress.

Clayburn Creek Integrated Stormwater Management Plan (2009-2012). Report in progress.

Little Campbell River Integrated Stormwater Scoping Study (2008-2011). Report.

Partington Creek Integrated Watershed Management Plan (2006-2010). Report appendix (website link).

University of British Columbia (UBC) Vancouver Campus Stormwater Management Strategy (2009-2012). Report in progress.

Whistler Integrated Stormwater Management Study (2008-2009). Report excerpt.

Byrne Creek Integrated Stormwater Management Plan (2007-2009). Report excerpt.

Characterization of Potential Pollution Sources in the Little Campbell River Watershed (2006). Report (external website; note large file size).

Bertrand Creek Integrated Stormwater Management Plan (2005–2006). Map of sampling sites.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

City of Surrey Benthic Monitoring Program (2007present). 2010 report.

University of British Columbia Stormwater Monitoring Program (2003–2009). Trend analysis memo (2009).

City of North Vancouver Environmental Monitoring Program (2006–2010). 2008 report.

Assessment of the Use of B-IBI in Metro Vancouver (2006). Report.

Precipitation and ENSO records (1959–2004) Based on Shells of Freshwater Bivalve Mollusks (Margaritifera falcata) from British Columbia (2006). Paper.

Review of Environmental Monitoring Approaches for Urban Streams in Metro Vancouver (2006). Draft Report.

Comparison of Two Benthic Invertebrate Sampling and Analysis Methods for Streams in Greater Vancouver (2006). Report.

Yorkson Creek Benthic Invertebrate and Water Quality Monitoring Program (2005). Report.

 

SPECIES AT RISK CONSERVATION

Conservation of Prairie-Oak Butterflies in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia (2011). Paper.

Status Report on Coastal Sand Ecosystems (2011). Report.

Species at Risk in Garry Oak Ecosystems Manual Factsheets (2011). GOERT Website.

Recovery Action Planning and Implementation for Species at Risk in Coastal Sand Ecosystems (2009–2011). Report available through Parks Canada.

Recovery Action Planning for Taylor’s Checkerspot, Island Marble, and Island Blue Butterflies (2009–2010). Report through GOERT website.

City of Victoria Butterfly and Moth Survey (2009–2010). 2009-2010 Victoria Butterfly and Moth Survey.

Surveys for Taylor’s Checkerspot and Other Rare Butterflies on Denman, Hornby, and Southeastern Vancouver Island
Reports: 2007 Denman-Hornby Butterfly Survey | 2008 Denman-Courtenay Checkerspot Study2008 Shawnigan Butterfly Survey | 2009 Surveys on Southeastern Vancouver Island 2009-2010 Victoria Butterfly and Moth SurveyTaylor’s Checkerspot habitat poster 2010.

Recovery Strategy for Sand-verbena Moth in British Columbia (2008). Recovery strategy (website link).

Sand-verbena Moth Recovery Research (2004–2006). Study + Factsheet.

COSEWIC Status Report on Copablepharon fuscum (Sand-verbena Moth) (2003). Status report (website link).

Sand-Verbena Moth Feeding on Yellow Sand-Verbena. Sand-verbena Moth video.

COSEWIC Status Report on Anarta edwardsii (Edward’s Beach Moth). Download status report (website link).

COSEWIC Status Reports on Copablepharon longipenne (Dusky Dune Moth), Copablepharon grandis (Pale Yellow Dune Moth), and Copablepharon viridisparsa. Download status report on Dusky Dune Moth + Download status report on Pale Yellow Dune Moth (website link).

 

PLANT ECOLOGY AND INVASIVE PLANTS

Grauer Marsh Vegetation Assessment, Richmond, BC (2011). Summary memo with maps and data appendices.

Pitt Polder Ecological Reserve Vegetation Assessment (2010-2011). In process.

Iona Beach Regional Park: Strategies for managing vegetation succession (2011). Report.

Helliwell Provincial Park Vegetation Survey for Butterfly Habitat (2007). Report.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plans for Wild Chervil and Lamiastrum in Campbell Valley Regional Park (2009). Enquire.

French Creek Giant Hogweed Project (2009). Management strategy. + Link to website.

City of Coquitlam Invasive Plant Management Strategy (2008). Management strategy.

City of Coquitlam Invasive Plant Inventory and Restoration Guidelines (2007). Report.

Framework for Invasive Plant Management in GVRD Parks (2005). Report.

Biology of Invasive Alien Plants in Canada, Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) (2006). Paper.

Invasive Plants in the Still Creek Watershed: Inventory Results and Restoration Prescriptions (2006). Report.

Effects of Fish Habitat Restoration Activities on Plant Communities in the Squamish River Estuary (2006). Report.

City of North Vancouver Environmental Monitoring Program: Invasive Plants (2005). Example map.

Giant Hogweed, Heracleum mantegazzianum: A Nasty Invasive Plant Species in British Columbia (2004). Menziesia newsletter.

Community and Regional Scale Patterns of Native and Exotic Plant Species in Sand Beaches of Vancouver Island, BC. Thesis.

Ammophila breviligulata (Poaceae) New to British Columbia (2001). Botanical Electronic News (BEN). Link to article.

Synthesis and Description of Sand Dune and Beach Plant Associations in Coastal British Columbia (2004). Available from BC Conservation Data Centre.

Summary of Distribution and Abundance of Yellow Sand-verbena in British Columbia. Report.

Flower and Vegetative Characteristics of Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum). Photo page.

Native and Introduced Sedums of British Columbia. Photo pages.

Annotated Bibliography of Beach and Dune Plant Communities in British Columbia. Annotated bibliography.

Representative Photographs and Draft Synoptic Table of Beach and Dune Plant Associations in British Columbia (2010 draft). Report.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING

City of Richmond Environmentally Sensitive Areas Study (2010–2012). Website link to overview report.

City of Surrey Ecosystem Management Study (2008–2010). Link to City website with report and maps.

Cordova Shore Conservation Strategy (2009–2010). Download strategy.

James Island Conservation Areas Management Plan (2009–2010). Download report.

Otter Point Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory (SEI) (2009-2011). 2011 Otter Point SEI Report.

Ecological Inventory of Queensborough, City of New Westminster (2009–2010). Download report.

Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for the GVRD (2006–2007). More information.

East Fraserlands Community Planning (2005–2006). Report on urban stream restoration potential.

University of British Columbia Natural Features and Systems Study (2007). Download example map.

Sensitive Ecosystems Inventory: East Vancouver Island and Gulf Island 1993–1997. Volume 2: Conservation Manual (2000). Download report.

Establishing Fisheries Reserve Zones in Settlement Areas of Coastal British Columbia (1997). Link to report.

 

HABITAT RESTORATION

Central Valley Greenway Habitat Restoration and Enhancement (2010–present). In process.

Seymour River Bank Stabilization Project (2008–2009). In process.

Wagg Creek Stormwater Improvement Project (2008). In process.

Kitsilano, Jericho, and New Brighton Shoreline Stabilization Projects (2004–2007). Download photo pages (pdf).

Lost Lagoon Biolfiltration Wetland (2001). Photo page.

Thain Creek Daylighting (2001). Download photo pages.

Spanish Bank Creek Daylighting (1994–2002). Download photo pages.

Langara College Wetland (2002). Download photo pages.

 

OLDER REPORTS

Beach Grove Lagoon and Spit: Shoreline Processes and Habitat Assessment Study (Coast River Environmental, 1998). Report.

Beach Grove Lagoon: Wood Debris Removal Study (Coast River Environmental, 1999). Report.

Proposed Watershed Classification System for Stormwater Management in the GVS&DD Area (1999). Report.

Establishing Fisheries Reserve Zones in Settlement Areas of Coastal British Columbia. Report.

Overview Assessment of the Como Creek Watershed (1997). Report