BG zone

Important Protected Areas

Protected Areas are ranked based on their importance as gene conservation reserves in the zone and in BC. Ranking is based on populations sizes of 10 and 5 ha cumulative cover.

For information on methods see notes or Hamann, A., Smets, P., Aitken, S. N. and Yanchuk, A. D. 2005. An ecogeographic framework for in situ conservation of forest trees in British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 35:2553-2561.



 

 

  zone BC  
Protected Areas 10 ha 5 ha 10 ha 5 ha Species, estimated cumulative cover in ha
Churn Creek 1 1 1 2 Acergla 80, Betuocc 93, Junisco 69, Pinupon 18, Prunvir 23, Salidis 17
Lac Du Bois Grasslands 2 4 12 8 Acergla 30, Betuocc 3, Junisco 31, Pinupon 64, Prunvir 26
Junction Sheep Range 3 2 47 21 Acergla 32, Betuocc 35, Junisco 27, Pinupon 6, Prunvir 9, Salidis 7
South Okanagan Grasslands (PA) 4 5 15 16 Betuocc 5, Cratdou 3, Pinupon 242, Prunvir 13
Edge Hills 5 3 33 19 Acergla 9, Betuocc 19, Junisco 7, Pinupon 6, Prunvir 3
Haynes Lease (ER) 6 7 258 415 Pinupon 11
Okanagan Mountain 7 9 19 25 Pinupon 11
Vaseux (PA) 8 12 70 107 Pinupon 15
White Lake 9 13 193 243 Pinupon 37
Elephant Hill na 6 na 414 Acergla 4, Junisco 5, Pinupon 9, Prunvir 3
Okanagan Lake na 8 na 416 Pinupon 6
Snowy (PA) na 10 na 15 Pinupon 5
Vaseux na 11 na 417 Pinupon 8
White Lake Grasslands (PA) na 14 na 139 Pinupon 9