Population and development pressures in the Capital Regional District (southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada) are threatening sensitive ecosystems. A strategy of protecting and maintaining existing regional parks, and acquiring land is recommended to protect these ecosystems.
Fleming, Tracy L.. 1999. State of Regional Parks: An Ecological Perspective (in Proc. Conference Biology & Management of Species and Habitats at Risk). Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks; University College of the Cariboo. Conference Biology & ManagementProceedings
Topic: Species and Ecosystems at Risk
Keywords: Capital Regional District, Garry oak, parks, protection, urban development, Victoria
Scientific Name: Quercus garryana
English Name: Garry Oak
Other Identifier: University College of the Cariboo
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