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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Animals - Mammals (Small)

Adopt Me ... and Help Save a Species from Extinction

Outlines the adoption program for the Vancouver Island Marmot.

1997; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 10x23 cm; available from:
NANAIMO ENVIRONMENT OFFICE

The Beaver

Describes the physical appearance of the largest rodent in North America and provides details about their lodge and dam-building activities.

MoELP, Wildlife Branch; 2 pp.; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Chipmunks (Tamias) of the Kootenay Region, British Columbia: Results of 1997 Field Studies

Population of chipmunks in the Kootenay region were studied related to effects of human disturbance.

D. Nagorsen and M.A. Fraker; 1999; 85 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3996-5; RBCM; non-technical;RBCM; http://livinglandscapes.bc.ca/cbasin/mammals/chipmunks-toc.html

Distribution and Abundance of Four Species of Small Mammals at Risk in a Fragmented Landscape

Documents the results of a study of four small mammals (i.e., the southern red-backed vole, Pacific water shrew, Trowbridge’s shrew, and the shrew-mole) considered to be at risk because of habitat loss and fragmentation. Provides recommendations for conservation and habitat management.

G.A. Zuleta, C. Galindo-Leal; 1994; 80 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2085-7; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; $4.41; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
J&L COPY SERVICE; ORDER CODE: WR-64

Marten in British Columbia with Implications for Forest Management

L.A. Stordeur; 1986; 72 pp.; MoF; technical; Wildlife Habitant Report 25; $7.56, confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000336

Marten Use of Different Harvesting Treatments in High-elevation Forest at Sicamous Creek

Summarizes the results of an experiment looking at five harvesting treatments and the subsequent use by martens of each type of treatment, their edges, and other habitat features.

D.J. Huggard; 1999; 17 pp.; MoF; technical; Research Report 17; $5.00, confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 075-771 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Rr/Rr17.htm

Opossums, Shrews and Moles of British Columbia

Offers general information on the biology, including ecology, diets, anatomy and relations with humans for B.C.’s 12 species of insectivores (shrews and moles) and one marsupial (opossum).

D.W. Nagorsen; 1996; 160 pp.; ISBN 0-7748-0563-3; RBCM; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x22 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7748-0563-3

Predator Habitat Enhancement as a Strategy for Managing Small Mammal Damage in B.C. Forests: A Problem Analysis

Examines one aspect of biodiversity management within a specific forest health context. Analyzes the potential for enhancing predator habitat as a way to manage small mammal damage.

F. Backhouse, E. T. Manning; 1996; 54 pp.; MoF, Silviculture Branch; technical; $6.80; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000490

Status and Management of Ermine on the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia

Updates knowledge of ermine distribution, abundance, and habitat associations and provides management recommendations

D.G. Reid, F.L. Waterhouse, P.Buck, A.E Derocher, R. Bettner, C.D. French and
C. Husband; 1999; 4 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 1; no charge; confirm price; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE EN 001 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rco/research/wildlifereports/en001.pdf

Vancouver Island Marmot Bones from Subalpine Caves: Archaeological and Biological Significance

Documents prehistoric butchered marmot remains found at four sites on Vancouver Island that indicate a range decline for this threatened endemic species.

D.W. Nagorsen, G. Keddie, T. Luszcz; 1996; 56 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2813-0; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BC PARKS; ORDER CODE: OP #4 OR PDF(2.14MB)

Winter Nesting Habits of Northern Flying Squirrels in Sub-Boreal Spruce Forests

Characterizes the nest trees used by northern flying squirrels, including the type of sites chosen and the number and spacing of nest trees used, and provides management recommendations.

1999; 55 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 36; no charge; confirm price; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE EN 36 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rni/Research/Extension_notes/Enote36.pdf

Species at Risk in British Columbia

This informative brochure series presents profiles of various wildlife species considered to be biologically “at risk” in the province. Explains what these species look like, how they reproduce, what they eat, where they live, why they are at risk, and what the public can do to help.

Badger

D.A. Blood; 1995; 6 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7542-2; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; confirm price; non-technical; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Pacific Water Shrew

D.A. Blood; 1995; 6 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7541-4; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; confirm price; non-technical; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Townsend’s Mole

T. Sheehan; 1999; 6 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7669-0; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests OR PDF(434KB)

Sea Otter

D.A. Blood; 1993; 6 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7467-1; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; confirm price; non-technical; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Vancouver Island Marmot

A. A. Bryant, D. A. Blood; 1999; 6 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7670-4; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Species Status Reports

Describes various species considered rare, endangered or threatened in B.C., and describes activity patterns, movements, feeding habits, reproductive biology, and social behaviour.

Status of the Badger in British Columbia

A.H. Rahme, A.S. Harestad, F.L. Bunnell; 1995; 64 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2403-8; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: WR-72

Status of the Nuttall’s Cottontail in British Columbia

D.W. Carter, A. Harestad, F.L. Bunnell; 1993; 33 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-1725-2; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: WR-56

Status of the Shrew-mole in British Columbia

L. Kremsater, L. Andrusiak, F.L. Bunnell; 1993; 26 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-1724-4; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: WR-55

Status of the Western Harvest Mouse in British Columbia

D.W. Nagorsen; 1995; 32 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2402-X;MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: WR-71

Standards for Components of British Columbia’s Biodiversity

Provincial protocols for conducting 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.

Beaver and Muskrat, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 50 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3725-3; technical; $5.25, confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000678 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/bemu/index.htm

Hares and Cottontails, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 56 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3488-2; technical; $5.88, confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000649 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/hares/index.htm

Mountain Beaver, Bushy tailed Woodrat and Porcupine, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 62 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3684-2; technical; $6.51, confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000644 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/beaver/index.htm

Pikas and Skiurids — Pikas, Marmots, Woodchuck, Chipmunks, Ground Squirrels, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 86 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3727-X; technical; $9.03; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000642 OR
http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/pisc/index.htm

Small Mammals: Shrews, Voles, Mice and Rats, Version 2.0

RIC; 1998; 108 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-3562-5; technical; Standards for Components of B.C's Biodiversity No. 31; $11.34; confim price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000614 OR http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/smallmammals/index.htm

Wildlife at Risk in British Columbia Fact Sheets

This new brochure series profiles various wildlife species classified as red listed (endangered or threatened) or blue listed (vulnerable) in the province. They profiles describe the species and their homes, and what they eat, where they live, how they are doing, and what’s being done to help them in BC.

Western Harvest Mouse

MoELP; 1998; 2 pp.; Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests OR PDF(94KB)

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