Updating our Columbia Region Action Plans

Columbia Region will update its Action Plans FWCP’s strategic plans (i.e. Action Plans) describe the strategies and Priority Actions needed to accomplish FWCP objectives at the basin or watershed-level. The Action Plans guide FWCP investments, […]

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Photo: B. Meunier

FWCP funds new roost for at-risk bats

New maternity roost for Townsends Big-eared Bats A new maternity roost for Townsends Big-eared Bats has been constructed on the Earl Conservation property near Newgate, on Koocanusa Reservoir’s west side. Wildlife biologist with the Province […]

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Bat roost Photo: Larry Ingham

New Public Representative Joins Columbia Board

Moss Giasson joins Columbia Board as Public Representative The FWCP Columbia Board is pleased to welcome Moss Giasson as the newest Public Representative. Moss has been working as an environmental specialist and Professional Agrologist for […]

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Wanted: your fish guts!

In 2018—19 the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) in the Columbia Region is funding 55 projects for a total project investment of more than $6 million. One of those projects, coordinated by the Province […]

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Partially consumed Kokanee from the stomach of a Bull Trout. Photo: Karen Bray.

Update: Amphibian Research in Northern B.C.

FWCP funds amphibian research Amphibians aren’t the first group of species that come to mind when you think of wildlife. They are also relatively under-studied and we’re here to change that.  We’re funding, what we […]

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Caribou habitat protected

FWCP funds purchase of habitat for threatened Caribou With funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) in the Peace Region, The Nature Trust of British Columbia has purchased the 223 hectare (551 acre) […]

Peace Region

Updating our Columbia Region Action Plans

Columbia Region will update its Action Plans FWCP’s strategic plans (i.e. Action Plans) describe the strategies and Priority Actions needed to accomplish FWCP objectives at the basin or watershed-level. The Action Plans guide FWCP investments, […]

Columbia Region

136 hectares of habitat restored

Habitat restored on the Akisqnuk First Nation Reserve The FWCP has been supporting the Akisqnuk First Nation to undertake fire-maintained ecosystem restoration on the Reserve since 2011. The Akisqnuk Wildlife Habitat Restoration Plan was developed […]

Columbia Region

Wetlands restored near Golden

Nearly 2.5 hectares of wetlands restored near Golden For the last four years, the FWCP Columbia Region Board has identified “on-the-ground” riparian and wetland restoration projects, and projects in the North Columbia, as two priorities. […]

Columbia Region

Join us! Wildlife Technical Committee Member Wanted

New Wildlife Technical Committee Member Wanted FWCP is looking for a public representative to join our Coastal Region Wildlife Technical Committee. You should bring a familiarity with wildlife and environmental issues, excellent communication skills, and […]

Coastal Region

Join us! Technical Committee Member Wanted

New Vancouver Island Technical Committee Member Wanted FWCP is looking for a public representative to join our Coastal Region Vancouver Island Fish Technical Committee. You should bring a familiarity with fish and environmental issues, excellent communication […]

Coastal Region

FWCP conserves 300 hectares

Land securement Funding land acquisition or securement is one of FWCP’s most effective tools to compensate for habitat loss resulting from the construction of BC Hydro dams. Land securement is when private land is purchased […]

Provincial