Free Wetland Workshop in Fort St. John

Free Wetland Workshop in Fort St. John, July 7-9, 2017 We’re helping fund the BC Wildlife Federation to host a wetland workshop in Fort St. John. It starts at 5.30 p.m. on Friday July 7, […]

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Can Christmas Trees Create Fish Habitat?

The Courtenay and District Fish and Game Protective Association, together with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, used Christmas trees in an innovative habitat enhancement project in the Puntledge River headpond. The pilot project explored whether Christmas […]

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Bobolink

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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Bobolink

FWCP Newsletter March 2017

FWCP grant and project news 2016 – 2017

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Northern Spotted Owl Webcam

Update: Northern Spotted Owl Chick Learns to Fly The Northern Spotted Owl chick – known as Chick D – is learning to fly and left the nest. Chick D is spending more time in the […]

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N. Wajmer

Mercury in Fish Investigation

Update: Mercury in Fish Investigation in Williston and Dinosaur Reservoirs 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 […]

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Meet Our Columbia Region Board

You’re invited: meet our FWCP Board Please meet our Columbia Region Board members and Regional Manager. Learn more about the projects we fund to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife impacted by BC Hydro dams […]

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Peace Region Annual Report 2015 – 16

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Heron, credit: Phil Payne

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

Watershed Action Plans

Updating our Watershed Action Plans In late 2016, we started updating the Watershed Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that make up our Coastal Region. The Watershed Action Plans identify local conservation priorities and projects […]

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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

Cheakamus River Watershed

Cheakamus River Watershed A workshop to update the Cheakamus River Watershed Action Plan was held Tuesday, May 23, 2017. A draft Watershed Action Plan will be available for comment in summer 2017. Action Plans will […]

Coastal Region

Alouette and Stave River Watersheds

Alouette and Stave River Watersheds A workshop to update the Alouette and Stave River Watershed Action Plan was held Monday, May 29, 2017. A draft Watershed Action Plan will be available for comment in summer […]

Coastal Region

Coquitlam River Watershed

Coquitlam River Watershed A workshop to update the Coquitlam River Watershed Action Plan was held Monday, May 29, 2017. A draft Watershed Action Plan will be available for comment in summer 2017. Action Plans will be […]

Coastal Region

Bridge-Seton River Watershed

Bridge-Seton River Watershed A workshop to update the Bridge-Seton River Watershed Action Plan was held Wednesday, May 24, 2017. A draft Watershed Action Plan will be available for comment in summer 2017. Action Plans will be […]

Coastal Region

Shuswap River Watershed

Shuswap River Watershed A workshop to update the Shuswap River Watershed Action Plan was held Thursday, May 25, 2017. A draft Watershed Action Plan will be available for comment in summer 2017. Action Plans will be […]

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