Turtles on a log

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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Credt: Mark Thompson

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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

Wild Sheep & Long Ago Person Found presentation

The Wild Sheep Society of BC & BC Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Present: Wild Sheep & Long Ago Person Found Presentation by Bill Hanlon April 6th, 2019 LIDO Theatre – Fort St. John, BC Doors […]

Peace Region

White sturgeon in BC: Moving from recruitment failure to restoration

White sturgeon in BC: Moving from recruitment failure to restoration Guest Presenter: Dr. Steve McAdam Hydroelectric Impacts Biologist BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Co-chair—National White Sturgeon Recovery Team Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:30 […]

Peace Region
Turtles on a log

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 […]

Provincial

Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan

The Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP) was a partnership between the FWCP and Columbia Basin Trust (The Trust) to conserve and enhance ecosystems in the Upper Kootenay River watershed, including the Koocanusa Reservoir.  The […]

Columbia Region

Caribou habitat protected

FWCP funds purchase of habitat for threatened Caribou With funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) in the Peace Region, The Nature Trust of British Columbia has purchased the 223 hectare (551 acre) […]

Peace Region