Promoting conservation and stewardship of Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystems

Photo by The Nature Trust of BC

Coastal Douglas-fir Conservation Partnership

The Coastal Douglas-fir Conservation Partnership (CDFCP) is a collaboration of agencies, organizations and land managers who are interested in promoting and protecting healthy Coastal Douglas-fir and associated ecosystems into the future.

Our mission

The mission of the CDFCP is to promote the conservation and stewardship of the Coastal Douglas-fir and associated ecosystems (CDFAE) in south-western British Columbia through sound science, Indigenous knowledge, shared information, supportive policies, and community education.

Read our Conservation Strategy by clicking the button below.

Photo by The Nature Trust of BC

CDFCP Values

Goal 1: CDFAE values are incorporated into local and regional policy and planning processes.

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Goal 2: Additional protection and stewardship of CDFAE is secured.

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Goal 3: CDFCP capacity to deliver the above goals is enhanced and sustained.

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Priority Places

The CDFCP receives funding from the Government of Canada Priority Places for Species at Risk program. Priorities for the funding include;

  • contributing towards recovery of species at risk;
  • advancing partnerships and collaboration, including with Indigenous peoples; and
  • contributing to priority co-benefits (e.g. contribution to achieving Pathway to Canada Target 1, provision of ecosystem services, climate change adaptation and mitigation, socio-economic benefits)

Thank you to our funders

We respectfully acknowledge that our work is carried out on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish First Nations.

Thank you to the Island Trust for providing funding to prepare and host this website through Caorda Web Solutions.

Thank you to the following organizations and people for allowing us to share their photos Adam Taylor, Tim Ennis, Lynn Campbell, Marian McCoy, The Nature Trust of BC and Graham Osbourne.