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Supporting Our Region's Producers

RESOURCES

Below we provide links to sites and documents we return to frequently, including all resources from KBFA workshops and collections curated by other organizations. KBFA's services are guided by the needs of producers, suggestions are welcome.

 

General Resources are listed on this page. More specific resources are organized as follows:​​

 

General Resources

Mapping
BC Ministry of Agriculture
  • iMapBC provides spatial data and printable maps on topography, satellite imagery, soils (including SIFT data), wells, water features and licenses, aquifers, habitat & biodiversity, and much more.

  • Other Govt Mapping

Google Earth
Environmental Farm Plan (EFP)
Government of Canada, BC Ministry of Agriculture
Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC)
BC Ministry of Forests and Range
  • BEC organizes a vast amount of information on ecosystem associations into subzones that producers can use to find the native flora and fauna of their land and to design agroecosystems. Find your subzone on iMapBC.

Species and Ecosystems Explorer
BC Ministry of Environment
  • Use the Explorer to identify species at risk that may reside on or near your farm. Considerable funding may exist to enhance habitat on your farm in ways that may also benefit your farm operation.