The PDF maps below can be enlarged to see local area details.
(The large map files will take a minute to download.)
Conservation Ranking: shows the relative importance and sensitivity of various ecosystems. Four conservation rankings from very high to low are shown on the map.
Valley Relative Biodiversity: identifies areas of greatest ecological and biodiversity significance from low to very high biodiversity in the South Okanagan valley.
Land Management: shows land management and ownership divided into conservation areas, public resource land, dedicated open space, agriculture and Crown leases, private land, and Indian Reserves.
High Biodiversity Areas: shows high biodiversity areas that are outside land management classes that protect natural areas.
Habitat Connectivity: shows the degree to which different habitats are linked to form interconnecting networks.
Large format biodiversity maps and resources for planners and professionals (shapefiles) can be found here.
SOSCP Program Manager
Bryn White, Manager
South Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Program
102 Industrial Place
Penticton, BC V2A 7C8
Tel: (250) 490-8225
Fax: (250) 490-2231