|Beaver and Muskrats are common. Coyotes frequent the open fields. Bullfrogs are abundant in the main ditches. Mule Deer, Black Bear and River Otter have been seen on occasion.
Colony Farm is an excellent place to observe a variety of butterflies, such as Western Tiger Swallowtail, the Painted Lady Butterfly, as well as dragonflies and damselflies.
The Coquitlam River contains important salmon spawning and rearing habitat.