2017-2018 Projects Announced

Projects approved following technical and Board review In 2017-2018, the FWCP is funding 102 fish and wildlife projects across its three regions, valued at $9.4 million. In our Coastal Region, 28 projects are approved. In our Columbia […]

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FWCP Newsletter March 2017

FWCP grant and project news 2016 – 2017

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Northern Spotted Owl Webcam

 Meet the new Northern Spotted Owl chick One of two eggs laid by Shania in March, hatched on April 19th at approximately 10:45 p.m after several weeks in an incubator. Hatching took 84 hours. The […]

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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

Help Update Our Coastal Region Action Plans

Join the Discussion: Update Our Watershed Action Plans We’re talking with technical experts, First Nations, stakeholders and community members about updating our 14 Coastal Region Watershed Action Plans developed in 2011. Six workshops have been […]

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Coho Fry: iStock

We’re Working on Mercury in Peace Region

Mercury Data Collection Underway in 2016 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 measure mercury concentrations. The […]

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Photo: Azimuth-Consulting

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

Racer Snake Faces Conservation Challenges

Radio-Tagged Snakes Will Reveal More Catching and tracking fast North American Racer Snakes is tough enough, but getting the conservation message to some landowners about this provincially Blue-listed species can be equally challenging. Wildlife biologist, […]

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North American Racer: J. Dulisse

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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

2017-2018 Projects Announced

Projects approved following technical and Board review In 2017-2018, the FWCP is funding 102 fish and wildlife projects across its three regions, valued at $9.4 million. In our Coastal Region, 28 projects are approved. In our Columbia […]

Provincial

Northern Spotted Owl Webcam

 Meet the new Northern Spotted Owl chick One of two eggs laid by Shania in March, hatched on April 19th at approximately 10:45 p.m after several weeks in an incubator. Hatching took 84 hours. The […]

Provincial

Help Update Our Coastal Region Action Plans

Join the Discussion: Update Our Watershed Action Plans We’re talking with technical experts, First Nations, stakeholders and community members about updating our 14 Coastal Region Watershed Action Plans developed in 2011. Six workshops have been […]

Coastal Region

We’re Working on Mercury in Peace Region

Mercury Data Collection Underway in 2016 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 measure mercury concentrations. The […]

Peace 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

Coastal Action Plan: Cheakamus River Watershed Workshop

Cheakamus River Watershed Join the discussion in Squamish  We’re updating our Action Plan for the Cheakamus River Watershed and want your input. Please join us to talk about our conservation priorities for this watershed, and […]

Coastal Region

Coastal Action Plan: Coquitlam River Watershed Workshop

Coquitlam River Watershed Join the discussion in Port Coquitlam We’re updating our Action Plan for the Coquitlam River Watershed and want your input. Please join us to talk about our conservation priorities for this watershed, and […]

Coastal Region

Coastal Action Plan: Bridge-Seton River Watershed Workshop

Bridge-Seton River Watershed Join the discussion in Lillooet We’re updating our Action Plan for the Bridge and Seton River Watershed and want your input. Please join us to talk about our conservation priorities for this watershed, […]

Coastal Region

Coastal Action Plan: Shuswap River Watershed Workshop

Shuswap River Watershed Join the discussion in Vernon We’re updating our Action Plan for the Shuswap River Watershed and want your input. Please join us to talk about our conservation priorities for this watershed, and potential […]

Coastal Region

Fish Passage Decision Framework

Fish passage framework Proponents looking for an FWCP grant to evaluate opportunities to restore fish production above BC Hydro facilities that previously blocked fish passage are required to work through the Fish Passage Decision Framework, […]

Coastal Region