The following list of terrestrial species includes some of the 'key' species that can be found within the Capital Regional District. This is by no means an exhaustive list.

General Information on Terrestrial Species

In British Columbia, we are fortunate to have the greatest biodiversity of all the Canadian provinces.


Southern Vancouver Island was once home to more than 64 different butterfly species.

Emergency Contacts

Emergency Management of BC 1.800.663.3456
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