1,179 potential huckleberry sites visited

Protecting grizzlies by learning more about huckleberries Predicting the location of huckleberry patches important to Grizzly Bears is key to habitat protection. In an FWCP-funded project, 1,179 potential huckleberry sites were visited—including 332 in 2019—and […]

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Photo: iStock J. Huevel

eDNA sampling expands Arctic Grayling distribution

Williston Grayling distribution: environmental DNA study II Arctic Grayling have been identified in five streams in the Williston Core Area thanks to environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling. In this FWCP-funded project, 44 samples were taken from […]

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Conserving wildlife habitat in the Salmon River Watershed

Restoration work helps species at risk on Vancouver Island In 2015, the FWCP helped purchase 67 hectares of conservation land to complement the existing 104 hectares of the Salmon River Estuary Conservation Area. The land, […]

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Photo: Phil Payne

Priority species habitat conservation in the Stave watershed

Restoration project benefits toads, turtles, owls, and bats near Stave River Athene Ecological is helping priority species and enhancing biodiversity near Mission. This work includes community engagement, habitat restoration, mitigation measures, and monitoring to support […]

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Silvertip Ranch wetland restoration project

Length of Douglas Creek restored Over 560 metres of Douglas Creek in the Bull River drainage near Fernie were restored to a functioning wetland ecosystem to support a diversity of plants and animals, including Columbia […]

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1,179 potential huckleberry sites visited

Protecting grizzlies by learning more about huckleberries Predicting the location of huckleberry patches important to Grizzly Bears is key to habitat protection. In an FWCP-funded project, 1,179 potential huckleberry sites were visited—including 332 in 2019—and […]

Columbia Region

eDNA sampling expands Arctic Grayling distribution

Williston Grayling distribution: environmental DNA study II Arctic Grayling have been identified in five streams in the Williston Core Area thanks to environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling. In this FWCP-funded project, 44 samples were taken from […]

Peace Region

Conserving wildlife habitat in the Salmon River Watershed

Restoration work helps species at risk on Vancouver Island In 2015, the FWCP helped purchase 67 hectares of conservation land to complement the existing 104 hectares of the Salmon River Estuary Conservation Area. The land, […]

Coastal Region

Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP)

The Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP) was a partnership between the FWCP and Columbia Basin Trust (The Trust) to conserve and enhance ecosystems in the Upper Kootenay River watershed, including the Koocanusa Reservoir.  The […]

Columbia Region

Priority species habitat conservation in the Stave watershed

Restoration project benefits toads, turtles, owls, and bats near Stave River Athene Ecological is helping priority species and enhancing biodiversity near Mission. This work includes community engagement, habitat restoration, mitigation measures, and monitoring to support […]

Coastal Region

Silvertip Ranch wetland restoration project

Length of Douglas Creek restored Over 560 metres of Douglas Creek in the Bull River drainage near Fernie were restored to a functioning wetland ecosystem to support a diversity of plants and animals, including Columbia […]

Columbia Region