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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Animals - General

Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals Not at Risk in British Columbia

Contains a list of species considered not at risk in the province, and includes five sublists designed to assist both wildlife and habitat managers in priority decision-making: species by ecosystem management; conservation species; species managed for hunting, trapping and falconry; species for which B.C. has global responsibility; and non-native species.

1995; 70 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2267-1; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; $7.11; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
J&L COPY SERVICE; ORDER CODE: B-74

Animal Tracks and How to Know Them

Outlines the best places to look for animal tracks. Illustrates and describes the tracks of 18 common mammals.

J. Shomon; 4 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

British Columbia Wildlife Habitat Rating Standards, Version 2.0

This manual describes the minimum provincial standards required for wildlife habitat assessment data collection and for the development and application of wildlife habitat capability and suitability ratings to ecological mapping at scales from 1:250,000 to 1:20,000.

RIC; 1999; 116 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3816-0; technical; $12.18 confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000881 or http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/teecolo/whrs/index.htm

Database for Wildlife Diversity in British Columbia: Distribution and Habitat Use of Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals in Biogeoclimatic Zones

Contains the database on disk that forms the basis for Working Paper 05 (Wildlife Diversity in British Columbia) listed below.

V. Stevens; 1995; 33 pp.; MoF, Research Branch; technical; Working Paper 5; $5.04 confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7655000070 or http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp05.htm

Habitat Supply Modeling Survey Project Summary

Summarizes habitat supply modeling projects for species in B.C., Alberta, and northwestern United States.

D.A. Demarchi; 2000; 37 pp.; MoF; technical; available from: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/silstrat/pdffiles/hms-summary-report.pdf

Identified Wildlife Management Strategy – Managing Identified Wildlife: Procedures and Measures: Volume 1

One of three components of the province’s “Identified Wildlife Management Strategy”, this report addresses the procedures for managing wildlife identified as requiring special management under the Forest Practices Code.

1999; 192 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3593-5; MOF, Forest Practices Branch; technical; Forest Practices Code; $21.00, confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000689 or
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/tasb/legsregs/fpc/fpcguide/other/wild/index.htm

Rare Amphibians, Reptiles and Mammals of British Columbia

Provides a list and descriptions of species.

S.G. Cannings, L.R. Ramsay, D.F. Fraser, M.A.Fraker; 1999; 400 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3832-2; MoELP, Wildlife Branch and Resources Inventory Branch; technical; $26.00 confirm price; 21.5x28cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 161-605

Species and Plant Community Accounts for Identified Wildlife: Volume 1

One of the three components of the “Identified Wildlife Management Strategy,” this report provides a summary of the status, ecology, distribution and habitat needs for animal or plant species identified as requiring special management.

1997; 184 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3268-5; MoF.; technical; Forest Practices Code; $23.18 confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610001248 or http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/tasb/legsregs/fpc/fpcguide/other/species/index.htm

Wildlife Diversity in British Columbia

Summarizes general information about the relative diversity and habitat use of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals in the province for wildlife and habitat biologists, foresters, planners, and naturalists. Provides a complete listing of species at the biogeoclimatic subzone level. This document is a companion to the Database for Wildlife Diversity in British Columbia: Distribution and Habitat Use of Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals in Biogeoclimatic Zones (Working Paper 04) listed above.

V. Stevens; 1995; 288 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Working Paper 4; $30.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 004-WP004 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp04.htm

Wildlife Diversity in Managed High-elevation Forests

Briefly describes some results from an ongoing group selection trial in high-elevation forests near Likely, B.C. Outlines the effects of this harvesting technique on the diversity of mammals, birds, and amphibians in the area.

1994; 2 pp.; MoF-Cariboo; non-technical; Extension Note 14; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CARIBOO FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 14 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/cariboo/research/extnotes/extnot14.htm

Standards for Components of British Columbia’s Biodiversity

Provincial protocols for conduction population inventory of a species group at three levels: 1) presence/not detected, 2) relative abundance, and 3) absolute abundance. Several manuals have an associated set of dataforms, and a general dataform appendix containing generic codes and forms also exists for use with any manual.

Live Animal Capture and Handling Guidelines for Wild Mammals, Birds, Amphibians and Reptiles, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 60 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3728-8; Standards for Components of B.C.’s Biodiversity No. 3; $6.30 confirm price, 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS: ORDER CODE: 7680000638 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/capt/index.htm

Species Inventory Fundamentals, Version 2.0

Introduces the 41 other manuals in this series, including back ground information and an outline of the process for setting up a species inventory project, beginning with project design through data collection, storage, and analysis.

RIC; 1998; 138 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3691-5; technical; $14.49, confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000751 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/sif/index.htm

The Vertebrates of British Columbia: Scientific and English Names, Version 3.0

RIC; 2002; 240 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-4687-2; technical; Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity 2; $33.41; confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680001706 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/
vertebratev3/taxa_ml_v3_02all.pdf

Voucher Specimen Collection, Preparation, Identification and Storage Protocol-Animals, Version 2.0

RIC, 1999; 62 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3932-9; technical; Standards for Components of B.C.'s Biodiversity 4a; $7.13; confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000891 or http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/voucher/index.htm

Wildlife Radio-telemetry, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 134 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3535-8; technical; $13.40, confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000577 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/wildliferadio/index.htm

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