BC Parks

Parks are a heritage, a way to share the finest natural environments today, then pass them on for posterity.

Cypress Bowl Recreations Ltd.

Has facilities for cross country and downhill skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.

Canadian Parks

and Wilderness Society – BC

CPAWS-BC is one of eleven chapters of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) , a non-profit membership-based conservation organization. CPAWS is Canada's grassroots voice for wilderness.

Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC

"To foster and promote the hiking and mountaineering. activities of the membership, and of the general public. through leadership, advocacy and education."

Nature Vancouver (Vancouver Natural History Society)

The Vancouver Natural History Society based in Vancouver, British Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and the enjoyment of nature. Field trips, meetings, birding sites, tips for finding rarities, and other birding information.


Hollyburn ascent, 1969,

Bob Harris photo

Western Canada Wilderness Committee

The Western Canada Wilderness Committee is Canada's largest membership-based citizen-funded wilderness preservation organization. We work for the preservation of Canadian and international wilderness through research and grassroots education. The Wilderness Committee works on the ground to achieve ecologically sustainable communities. We work only through lawful means.

West Vancouver Streamkeepers Society

Our Mission Promote, protect, and restore native fish stocks and their habitat Develop, promote and maintain Best Practices for sustainable productive creeks and watersheds in West Vancouver Foster and coordinate Watershed Stewardship among public, corporate and private stakeholders Co-operate with government and stakeholders to develop and enforce regulations, bylaws and practices pertaining to watersheds Develop and maintain governance systems, procedures and chattels deemed necessary to achieve the Society's mission and purposes.

Eagleridge Bluffs Coalition

This website contains information on the current overland Sea to Sky Highway construction proposal at Horseshoe Bay that would obliterate several valuable ecosystems and a section of the Baden-Powell trail.

Hollyburn Lodge Film

A really good short film on the History of Hollyburn Lodge is available on the West Vancouver website. Here is the link.

Hollyburn Heritage Society

The Hollyburn Heritage Society was formed in 1998 with two main goals in mind:

1. to restore Hollyburn Ski Lodge for future generations to enjoy, and

2. to collect, assemble, catalogue and share the history of Vancouver's North Shore mountains; in particular, Hollyburn, Black, and Strachan.

Natural History

BC Conservation Data Centre

Sensitive Ecosystem Inventory (SEI). BC Conservation Data Centre . Providing information on rare organisms and ecosystems.

Cypress Provincial Park Bird checklist

Compiled by Brian Self & Al Grass, The Cypress Provincial Park Bird Checklist was orginally printed in July 1996 and listed 110 species. This checklist has now been updated, on-line only, to 113 species as of March 2001.

British Columbia Register of Big Trees

Big Trees of BC ~ Nomination Form British Columbia Register of Big Trees.


UBC eflora site

An electronic atlas of the plants of British Columbia

University of California, Berkeley

This form accesses 37,471 images of plants. A variety of organizations

and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos.

Flora of North America Web Site

Comprehensive systematic accounts of the plant species of North America

north of Mexico.

Gilled Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest is an aid to identifying mushrooms.

Over 2000 gilled mushrooms of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and

British Columbia are presented.

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