It’s an area with similar weather, landscapes, animals and plants.
BC has nine ecoprovinces, each with special features that make it different from anywhere else in the province. The ecoprovince YOU live in is important because it’s connected to every other ecoprovince through the air, water and animals that move from place to place.
This EcoMap will help you find out about the living beings in your ecoprovince and allow you to explore the plants and animals in other ecoprovinces of BC, too!
First Nations have lived in each of these areas since time immemorial. They have longstanding relationships with these plants, animals and places. This EcoMap is a starting point for learning about how First Nations have used many plants we know in BC today.
If you find words that are new to you, click on the Glossary to find a list of words. The glossary will open up in a new window so you can keep it open while you’re exploring plants and animals.