Check out this short video from our Coastal Region
Taking a closer look at Westslope Cutthroat Trout hybridization
Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan ProjectLearn More
Restoring habitat connectivity in our Peace RegionLearn More
116 Projects Approved 2016-17
41 Coastal Region Projects
55 Columbia Region Projects
20 Peace Region Projects
We are 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 impacted by BC Hydro dams.Our Story
Our Regional Boards approved 116 fish and wildlife projects. Explore our regional maps to learn more.
We’ll start accepting grant applications on July 15, 2016 for projects starting in April 2017. Subscribe and stay informed.
If you have an idea for a project that will benefit fish or wildlife now, you may be eligible for a Community Engagement Grant. Apply any time.Learn More
Our Action Plans define our conservation priorities in each FWCP region. We fund fish and wildlife projects that align with our Action Plans.Action Plans
Our project report list is updated when projects are completed and final reports are received. All of our reports and data are posted on provincial databases and are available to everyone .Project Reports
Toadfest 2016 dates and times: Wednesday, July 27 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 28 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Toadfest, at Summit Lake Provincial Park near Nakusp, is a free, fun, family event […]
Within its Columbia Region, FWCP is funding 55 fish and wildlife projects, valued at more than $5.8 million, in 2016-17, including 14 projects under the Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP). Across the province, FWCP is […]
Within its Peace Region, FWCP is funding 20 fish and wildlife projects for more than $970,000 in 2016-17. Many projects funded in our Peace Region involve local First Nations. Across the province, FWCP is funding more than 116 […]
Within its Coastal Region, FWCP is funding 41 fish and wildlife projects for a total of $1.9 million in 2016-17. Across the province, FWCP is funding more than 116 fish and wildlife projects for a […]
Survey of Two Tributary Creeks in the Courtenay River Estuary This project will conduct preliminary topographic surveys of both Glen Urquhart and Mallard creeks to determine options for future stream restoration. Habitat features, such as pools and […]
Mercury in Fish Investigation for Williston‐Dinosaur Basins 2016 The purpose of this project is to initiate development and implementation of a sampling plan that will gather enough information to update the mercury public advisory for fish in […]
Predicting Grizzly Bear Food: Huckleberries This project will use extensive GPS telemetry location data for 60 Grizzly Bears to identify, understand, and predict the presence of their most important regional food resource, huckleberries. Understanding ecological characteristics of […]
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 impacted by BC Hydro dams.