July 27 and 28 at Summit Lake
Fish sampling underway in Williston and Dinosaur ReservoirsLearn More
Inventory of species‐at‐risk announcedLearn 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 annual intake of grant applications is now open. Applications are due Friday, October 28, 2016. Grant applicants in our Peace Region must submit a mandatory Notice of Intent by September 21, 2016. Read our Grant Application Information Kit. Contact us if you have questions.
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
Mercury Data Collection Underway in 2016 Our Peace Region Board approved a comprehensive study to collect tissue samples from fish in the Williston and Dinosaur Reservoirs and tributaries, in order to measure mercury concentrations. The […]
Toadfest 2016 dates and times: Wednesday, July 27 from 4 – 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon Toadfest, at Summit Lake Provincial Park near Nakusp, is a free, fun, family […]
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 […]
Upper Squamish River Habitat Restoration Project This project involves restoring several important salmonid watercourses in the upper Squamish River Watershed, including High Falls Creek (adjacent to the Daisy Reservoir Penstocks), Branch 100 Creek, and Mile 22 Creek, […]
Protecting Our Waters From Aquatic Invasive Species: Phase 3 This project aims to ensure productive and biologically diverse aquatic ecosystems within the Central and West Kootenay region. Learn more about this project.
Assessment of Kokanee Spawning in Comox Lake This project will assess the Kokanee spawning population in Comox Lake, including the timing, spawning distribution and habitat selection, as well as determine potential limiting factors to Kokanee […]
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.