New Public Rep on Columbia Region Board

Rob Neil joins Columbia Region Board Rob Neil has been selected has the new Public Representative on our Columbia Region Board. He is a conservation biologist, having had more than four decades of experience working […]

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Arctic Grayling

FWCP identifies Arctic Grayling monitoring needs Prior to construction of the 1967 W.A.C. Bennett Dam and creation of the Williston Reservoir, Arctic Grayling were widespread and abundant. Today, self-sustaining populations are limited, and in many […]

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Arctic Grayling or Thymallus arcticus underwater. Credit: iStock, Pi-Lens

FWCP Newsletter

FWCP grant and project news 2016 – 2017

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Updated Coastal Region Watershed Action Plans Available Now

Updated Action Plans Available Now Updated Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that make up our Coastal Region are now available online. See our Coastal Region page at fwcp.ca. These new Action Plans identify our […]

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Wild Bytes

WildBytes Coastal Region October 2017

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New Public Rep on Peace Board

Brian Paterson joins Peace Region Board Brian Paterson has worked in the Peace Region for over a decade and lives near Dawson Creek. He’s a professional biologist with a diverse skill set having worked with […]

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Brian Paterson, public representative on Peace Region Board

Mercury in Fish Investigation

Update: Mercury in Fish Investigation in Williston and Dinosaur Reservoirs 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 […]

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Photo: Azimuth-Consulting

Release of Vancouver Island Marmots reaches milestone

FWCP helping one of the rarest mammals in the world The Vancouver Island marmot is among the world’s most endangered mammals, but a captive breeding program, supported by the FWCP, is helping to turn numbers […]

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Marmots released July 5th, 2017, Mt Washington. Photo credit: Marmot Recovery Foundation

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New Public Rep on Columbia Region Board

Rob Neil joins Columbia Region Board Rob Neil has been selected has the new Public Representative on our Columbia Region Board. He is a conservation biologist, having had more than four decades of experience working […]

Columbia Region

New Public Rep on Peace Board

Brian Paterson joins Peace Region Board Brian Paterson has worked in the Peace Region for over a decade and lives near Dawson Creek. He’s a professional biologist with a diverse skill set having worked with […]

Peace Region

Arctic Grayling

FWCP identifies Arctic Grayling monitoring needs Prior to construction of the 1967 W.A.C. Bennett Dam and creation of the Williston Reservoir, Arctic Grayling were widespread and abundant. Today, self-sustaining populations are limited, and in many […]

Peace Region

Mercury in Fish Investigation

Update: Mercury in Fish Investigation in Williston and Dinosaur Reservoirs 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 […]

Peace Region

Fish Habitat Improved Near Courtenay

Puntledge River Watershed: Fish habitat improved near Courtenay Trout, Coho and Pink Salmon are already using recently restored off-channel habitat at Simms Millennium Park near downtown Courtenay. The work was completed at the end of […]

Coastal Region

Phase II of Heart Creek project to open up more fish habitat

Heart Creek project to open up more fish habitat In 2015, the construction of an 18-metre long, clear-span bridge at Heart Creek successfully allowed fish to access approximately 250 meters of spawning and rearing habitat. […]

Columbia Region

Scott West Caribou herd likely extirpated

Scott West sub-population herd likely extirpated Many central mountain caribou populations throughout British Columbia have declined significantly over the years. A project, funded by the FWCP, attempted to determine if one sub population, the Scott […]

Peace Region

New method for rapid wetland evaluation

Assessing the health of a wetland is the first step toward simple restoration efforts such as fencing, off-site watering, treatment of invasive plants, and restoration of water levels through mechanical methods. Now there is a […]

Columbia Region

Wanted: Fish & Wildlife Grant Applications from North Columbia

  FWCP accepting grant applications for fish & wildlife projects (NORTH COLUMBIA) The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) has now opened its annual intake of fish and wildlife grant applications. Stewardship groups, First Nations, […]

Columbia Region