You’re invited to Toadfest 2018

Toadfest 2018 at Summit Lake Toadfest 2018 is at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp, on: Wednesday, August 22 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.; and Thursday, August 23 from 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon. Wildfire […]

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Toadlet on hand, Toadfest Aug 2017

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

New Public Representative Joins Columbia Board

Moss Giasson joins Columbia Board as Public Representative The FWCP Columbia Board is pleased to welcome Moss Giasson as the newest Public Representative. Moss has been working as an environmental specialist and Professional Agrologist for […]

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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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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 […]

Columbia Region

Project Lists

2018 – 2019 fish and wildlife project lists Coastal Region Project List Columbia Region Project List Peace Region Project List Coastal Region 2017 – 2018 Project List 2016 – 2017 Project List 2015 – 2016 Project List […]

Provincial

We’re Supporting Kokanee

FWCP’s role in supporting Kokanee We conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by BC Hydro dams. Kokanee is a priority species for the FWCP in the Columbia Region. Our plans to support Kokanee […]

Columbia Region

Grizzly habitat conserved near Fernie

Grizzly habitat conserved near Fernie: FWCP contributes $360,000 The FWCP provided nearly $360,000 to help the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) purchase – and conserve – more than 100 acres along the Elk River south […]

Columbia Region

You’re invited to Toadfest 2018

Toadfest 2018 at Summit Lake Toadfest 2018 is at Summit Lake Provincial Park, near Nakusp, on: Wednesday, August 22 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.; and Thursday, August 23 from 9:00 a.m. and 12 noon. Wildfire […]

Columbia Region
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New public representative joins Coastal Board

Laurie Kremsater joins Coastal Region Board Laurie Kremsater of Abbotsford has been selected as the newest Public Representative on our FWCP Coastal Region Board. Laurie has been a dedicated supporter of research and conservation of […]

Coastal Region

Update on Mugaha Marsh Bird Banding Station

Volunteers “Drive” Bird Banding Station at Mugaha Marsh The Mackenzie Nature Observatory receives funding from the FWCP to help deliver its annual migratory bird banding program at Mugaha Marsh. More than 2,300 volunteer-hours were logged […]

Peace Region