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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Spatial ecology of Arctic Grayling in the Parsnip core area

63 fish tagged in Arctic Grayling study Sixty-three fish tagged in Year 1 In Year 1 (2018), 63 fish (50 Arctic Grayling and 13 Bull Trout) were tagged (acoustic transmitters, and/or PIT [Passive Integrated Transponder] […]

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Photo: John Hagen

Lewis’s Woodpecker nests recorded

Fifteen Lewis’s Woodpecker nests recorded in the West Kootenay Fifteen West Kootenay nests for threatened Lewis’s Woodpeckers were confirmed in 2019–the most active nests found since 2008 when FWCP started funding this monitoring project. Lewis’s […]

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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, […]

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

Spatial ecology of Arctic Grayling in the Parsnip core area

63 fish tagged in Arctic Grayling study Sixty-three fish tagged in Year 1 In Year 1 (2018), 63 fish (50 Arctic Grayling and 13 Bull Trout) were tagged (acoustic transmitters, and/or PIT [Passive Integrated Transponder] […]

Peace Region

We’re Supporting Kokanee

FWCP’s role in supporting Kokanee We conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by BC Hydro dams. Kokanee is a focal species in our Columbia Region Reservoirs and Large Lakes Action Plan. We fund […]

Columbia Region