Amphibians and reptiles are currently receiving an unprecedented amount of attention in B.C. The Province is working to bring them under the general protection of the Wildlife Act, and the jurisdiction of the Fish and Wildlife Branch. The University of Victoria has a continuing herpetological research program, and is offering a forth-year course in herpetology.
Orchard, Stan A.. 1984. Amphibians and Reptiles of B.C. An Ecological Review. Ministry of Environment. Wildlife Habitat Research Report. WHR-15