Free Wetland Workshop in Fort St. John

Free Wetland Workshop in Fort St. John, July 7-9, 2017 We’re helping fund the BC Wildlife Federation to host a wetland workshop in Fort St. John. It starts at 5.30 p.m. on Friday July 7, […]

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BCWF

Can Christmas Trees Create Fish Habitat?

The Courtenay and District Fish and Game Protective Association, together with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, used Christmas trees in an innovative habitat enhancement project in the Puntledge River headpond. The pilot project explored whether Christmas […]

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FWCP Newsletter

FWCP grant and project news 2016 – 2017

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Watershed Action Plans

Updating our Watershed Action Plans In late 2016, we started updating the Watershed Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that make up our Coastal Region. The Watershed Action Plans identify local conservation priorities and projects […]

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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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Heron, credit: Phil Payne

Wanted: Heron Sightings in Columbia Region

Report Sightings of Herons in Columbia Region We’re asking the public to report any heron nest sites, active breeding colonies, or large groups of herons feeding in areas throughout the Columbia River Basin, especially from […]

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Herons by P. Payne

Wetland Restoration Project Finds Rare Plant

Rare Plant Found Near Rossland Wetland Wetland restoration and creation is one of three priorities for the FWCP Columbia Board, so there are numerous wetland projects currently being supported. One is the restoration of ​Centennial […]

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Sidalcea oregana var procera: E. Cameron

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Free Wetland Workshop in Fort St. John

Free Wetland Workshop in Fort St. John, July 7-9, 2017 We’re helping fund the BC Wildlife Federation to host a wetland workshop in Fort St. John. It starts at 5.30 p.m. on Friday July 7, […]

Peace Region

Can Christmas Trees Create Fish Habitat?

The Courtenay and District Fish and Game Protective Association, together with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, used Christmas trees in an innovative habitat enhancement project in the Puntledge River headpond. The pilot project explored whether Christmas […]

Coastal 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
Heron, credit: Phil Payne

Wanted: Heron Sightings in Columbia Region

Report Sightings of Herons in Columbia Region We’re asking the public to report any heron nest sites, active breeding colonies, or large groups of herons feeding in areas throughout the Columbia River Basin, especially from […]

Columbia Region

Watershed Action Plans

Updating our Watershed Action Plans In late 2016, we started updating the Watershed Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that make up our Coastal Region. The Watershed Action Plans identify local conservation priorities and projects […]

Coastal Region

Calves Born to Endangered Herd

Klinse-Za/Scott East Mountain Caribou Population Doubles Since 2014 Maternity pen for calves is successful The endangered Klinse-Za and Scott East Mountain Caribou herds are getting help from a caribou calf, and six others born this […]

Peace Region

Wetland Restoration Results in Cultural and Biological Benefits

Volunteers Wanted: Help Restore Wetlands With funding from FWCP, an Eco-Cultural Restoration Plan for Katzie territory has been created to enhance wetland habitat. The plan combines scientific and traditional knowledge. Much of the plan’s work […]

Coastal Region

You’re Invited: Sturgeon Release May 9

Release a juvenile White Sturgeon near Revelstoke May 9, 2017 Join us at our annual release of juvenile White Sturgeon into the Columbia River system. About 1,800 sturgeon, each weighing about 300 grams, will be […]

Columbia Region

Join us: Duncan – Lardeau tour Wednesday, May 3

Duncan Lardeau Conservation Properties Tour Wednesday, May 3 Learn about the expansion of Western Painted Turtle nesting habitat, and get the latest results. Visit the North Field at the Lake Ranch property. Get an update […]

Columbia Region