Part of Douglas Creek restored

Columbia Region, Elk Valley

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Photo: Richard Klafki

Columbia Region

Restoration work helps species at risk

Vancouver Island, Salmon River Watershed

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Photo: Phil Payne

Coastal Region

63 fish tagged in Arctic Grayling study

Peace Region, Parsnip Arm

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Arctic Grayling Photo: John Hagen

Peace Region

12,000 m2 salmon habitat restored

Campbell River Watershed

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Coastal Region

15 Lewis's Woodpecker nests found

West Kootenay

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Lewis Woodpecker Photo: iStock

Columbia Region

Preparing for White Nose Syndrome

Peace Region

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Peace Region

97 Projects Approved 2019-2020

33 Coastal Region Projects 2019-2020

38 Columbia Region Projects 2019-2020

26 Peace Region Projects 2019-2020

Our Action Plans

Our regional Action Plans define our priorities and are the basis for the projects we fund. Review applicable Action Plans before starting and submitting your fall 2019 grant application for a fish or wildlife project.

Coastal Region Action Plans

Columbia Region Action Plans

Peace Region Action Plans

 

 

Grant Review Underway

Our three regional Boards are meeting in January and February to review 119 grant applications for fish and wildlife projects. All of our 2020-2021 projects will be announced this spring.

See our funding page FAQs: find out how we evaluate grant applications.

 

 

FWCP Grants

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We’re a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by BC Hydro dams.

Our Story

Read our Reports

We publish final project reports on Provincial databases so our results, recommendations for next steps, and data are available to everyone. More than 1,000 final project reports are available. Review our searchable report lists for each FWCP region and consider if your fall 2019 grant application could build on past work.

See our Results page for project updates and outcomes.

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Program News

Our Program Partners

The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by BC Hydro dams.