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Evaluation & Audit – 2018-2019

  FWCP Evaluation & Audit – 2018-2019 We’re undertaking an independent, third-party evaluation and financial audit as required by our Governance Manual. Following a competitive public bidding process, Ference and Co. has been selected to […]

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We’re updating our Columbia Region Action Plans

Next steps: updating our Columbia Region Action Plans Our Action Plans guide FWCP investments in fish and wildlife projects, and are referenced annually by our regional Boards to track progress toward implementation, set annual priorities, […]

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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

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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Outdoor gear and equipment auction

Used fish and wildlife gear goes to auction Our Peace Region is selling used fish and wildlife monitoring equipment and field gear by auction on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Charlie Lake. See Shorte Busche […]

Peace 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

Toadfest turns 10: You’re Invited!

Toadfest turns 10: You’re Invited! Toadfest is celebrating its 10th anniversary at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp August 21 and 22, 2019 Join us on: Wednesday, August 21, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., […]

Columbia Region

Help restore Sinclair Creek

Help restore Sinclair Creek near Radium Friday, May 10, 2019   Since 2016, the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council has been pulling and digging up Field Scabious, along the banks of Sinclair Creek in Radium. With […]

Columbia Region

Wanted: Harlequin Duck sightings in Salmo River Watershed

Wanted: Harlequin Duck sightings in Salmo River Watershed Please report sightings of  Harlequins Ducks in the Salmo River Watershed from May to July, 2019 to: Marlene Machmer at mmachmer@netidea.com or 250-505-9978 Harlequin Ducks are striking […]

Columbia Region

You’re invited: help endangered White Sturgeon!

Help release juvenile White Sturgeon Come to Shelter Bay Provincial Park Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and help release hundreds of juvenile White Sturgeon into the Arrow Lakes Reservoir. Learn […]

Columbia Region