What is the Native Land Snails Program?
The Native Land Snails Program works to support the research and conservation of Fraser Valley’s snails. Native snails are those that are indigenous to this area. Forestsnails are those that reside primarily in forest habitats.
Did you know?
- The Fraser Valley hosts five snail species, four of which are native.
- One non-native species, the Grovesnail, is the most commonly found snail in your garden.
- All of our native snails have a central pit on their underside, while the Grovesnail does not.
- The Oregon Forestsnail is an endangered species in Canada.