Securing conservation lands in our Coastal Region

70 ha protected in Great Bear Rainforest Salmon sanctuary protected in Great Bear Rainforest: the last unprotected private property at the mouth of the Bella Coola River has been protected by the Nature Conservancy of […]

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Bella Coola Tidal Flats Photo: Michael Wigle

Wanted: new Peace Region board member

Wanted: new Peace Region board member The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) is looking for a new public representative to join its Board in the Peace region for a three-year term starting August 1, […]

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Studying Northern Myotis Bats

29 bats captured In Year 1, 58,322 bat passes from 895 detector nights of recording at 28 locations were analyzed. A total of 29 bats were captured, including four Northern Myotis. VHF transmitters were affixed […]

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Photo: Zonal Ecosystem and Wildlife Consultants Ltd.

1,179 potential huckleberry sites visited

Protecting grizzlies by learning more about huckleberries Predicting the location of huckleberry patches important to Grizzly Bears is key to habitat protection. In an FWCP-funded project, 1,179 potential huckleberry sites were visited—including 332 in 2019—and […]

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Photo: iStock J. Huevel

eDNA sampling expands Arctic Grayling distribution

Williston Grayling distribution: environmental DNA study II Arctic Grayling have been identified in five streams in the Williston Core Area thanks to environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling. In this FWCP-funded project, 44 samples were taken from […]

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Photo: iStock mlharing

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COVID-19

We’re here to help During these uncertain times we want to assure you that the FWCP team is available. It’s not exactly business as usual but we are adapting like everyone else. Our team is […]

Provincial

Securing conservation lands in our Coastal Region

70 ha protected in Great Bear Rainforest Salmon sanctuary protected in Great Bear Rainforest: the last unprotected private property at the mouth of the Bella Coola River has been protected by the Nature Conservancy of […]

Coastal Region

Wanted: new Peace Region board member

Wanted: new Peace Region board member The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) is looking for a new public representative to join its Board in the Peace region for a three-year term starting August 1, […]

Peace Region

Studying Northern Myotis Bats

29 bats captured In Year 1, 58,322 bat passes from 895 detector nights of recording at 28 locations were analyzed. A total of 29 bats were captured, including four Northern Myotis. VHF transmitters were affixed […]

Peace Region

Peace Region Action Plan Update

Peace 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, and guide decision-making in […]

Peace Region

1,179 potential huckleberry sites visited

Protecting grizzlies by learning more about huckleberries Predicting the location of huckleberry patches important to Grizzly Bears is key to habitat protection. In an FWCP-funded project, 1,179 potential huckleberry sites were visited—including 332 in 2019—and […]

Columbia Region

eDNA sampling expands Arctic Grayling distribution

Williston Grayling distribution: environmental DNA study II Arctic Grayling have been identified in five streams in the Williston Core Area thanks to environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling. In this FWCP-funded project, 44 samples were taken from […]

Peace Region

Conserving wildlife habitat in the Salmon River Watershed

Restoration work helps species at risk on Vancouver Island In 2015, the FWCP helped purchase 67 hectares of conservation land to complement the existing 104 hectares of the Salmon River Estuary Conservation Area. The land, […]

Coastal Region