Most people don’t realize that British Columbia has the richest biodiversity of any province or territory in Canada. Biodiversity can be measured in many ways, but the simplest way to measure it is by species richness—the number of species present. Within our species-rich territory, there are many species at risk, and in most cases, human activity is responsible for the decline of wildlife populations.
There are nine Species at Risk outreach kits. Each outreach kit focuses on one species at risk and includes a specimen, information about the species, its habitat and the risks it faces. The kits are a great catalyst for reading, research or an inquiry project.