Wanted: Projects to Conserve and Enhance Fish and Wildlife

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Lena Ware

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

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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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

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

FWCP Newsletter

FWCP grant and project news 2016 – 2017

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Coastal Region Watershed Action Plans

Comments on Draft Action Plans Due August 21, 2017 In late 2016, we started discussions with technical experts, agencies, First Nations, public stakeholders, and communities about updating the Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that […]

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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

You’re Invited to Toadfest 2017

August 29 and 30, 2017 at Summit Lake Toadfest 2017 will be at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp, on Tuesday August 29, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., and Wednesday August 30, from 9:00 a.m. […]

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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 […]

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

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

Coastal Region Watershed Action Plans

Comments on Draft Action Plans Due August 21, 2017 In late 2016, we started discussions with technical experts, agencies, First Nations, public stakeholders, and communities about updating the Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that […]

Coastal Region

Improving Vegetation in Drawdown Zone

Seed Grant project helps vegetation in Williston Reservoir DWB Consulting received a Seed Grant from the FWCP to explore a seed project in 2016. More specifically, a seed project to identify drought and flood tolerant […]

Peace Region

Grant Intake and Project Cycle

Our grant intake and project cycle Deadlines may change annually, but the key steps in our application and project cycle do not. 1. Grant application intake opens (summer) Our annual intake of grant applications opens […]

Provincial
Bobolink

How are Grant Applications Evaluated?

How are grant applications evaluated? During Stage 2 of our review process, the FWCP’s fish and wildlife technical committees in each region review all grant applications and evaluate them for: Alignment with the FWCP’s strategic […]

Provincial

How are Grant Applications Reviewed?

How are grant applications reviewed? All grant applications go through a three-stage review process that ends with a final decision by each Regional Board about proposed projects in each of our three regions. Stage 1            […]

Provincial

Peace Region Requirements for Grants

Submit your mandatory Notice of Intent by September 8, 2017 If you are applying for a fish or wildlife grant in our Peace Region, you must submit a mandatory Notice of Intent (NOI) by Friday, […]

Peace Region

Peace Region Notice of Intent

Notice of Intent All grant seekers planning a project to be delivered in the FWCP’s Peace Region must submit a mandatory Notice of Intent (NOI). The NOI is part of our online grant application. The […]

Peace Region

Coastal Region Requirements for Grants

Review our updated Coastal Region 2017 Action Plans We are in the process of finalizing updated Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that make up our Coastal Region. Our final 2017 Action Plans will be online in […]

Coastal Region

Columbia Region Priorities and/or Requirements for Grants

2017 Columbia Region priorities Our Columbia Region Board has identified three priorities for fall 2017 grant applications. The Board is encouraging grant applications for projects that result in “on-the-ground” or “in-stream” restoration and enhancement, especially […]

Columbia Region