The Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program (OCCP) is a partnership of organizations and government focused on conservation issues in the Okanagan basin of British Columbia, Canada. Our shared goals include:
Maintaining regional biodiversity
Protecting Species at Risk
Maintaining ecological connectivity
Balancing regional growth with conservation
OCCP Supporters include:
Keeping Nature in our Future, "A Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for the Okanagan Region" (the Strategy) is an environmental policy framework that sets priorities for identifying, preserving and restoring important natural areas.
Designing and Implementing Ecosystem Connectivity
Designing and Implementing Ecosystem Connectivity in the Okanagan was developed as part of the Biodiversity Conservation Strategy work undertaken by the Okanagan Collaborative Conservation Program.
Okanagan Habitat Atlas
The Okanagan Habitat Atlas (OHA) is an interactive mapping tool hosted by the Community Mapping Network (CMN) and the Centre for Social, Spatial and Economic Justice (CSSEJ) lab at UBC-Okanagan. The maps can assist individuals and organizations in making informed decisions on conservation and land use planning at a region-wide scale.