Priority species habitat conservation in the Stave watershed

Restoration project benefits toads, turtles, owls, and bats near Stave River Athene Ecological is helping priority species and enhancing biodiversity near Mission. This work includes community engagement, habitat restoration, mitigation measures, and monitoring to support […]

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Silvertip Ranch wetland restoration project

Length of Douglas Creek restored Over 560 metres of Douglas Creek in the Bull River drainage near Fernie were restored to a functioning wetland ecosystem to support a diversity of plants and animals, including Columbia […]

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Spatial ecology of Arctic Grayling in the Parsnip core area

63 fish tagged in Arctic Grayling study Sixty-three fish tagged in Year 1 In Year 1 (2018), 63 fish (50 Arctic Grayling and 13 Bull Trout) were tagged (acoustic transmitters, and/or PIT [Passive Integrated Transponder] […]

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Photo: John Hagen

Lewis’s Woodpecker nests recorded

Fifteen Lewis’s Woodpecker nests recorded in the West Kootenay Fifteen West Kootenay nests for threatened Lewis’s Woodpeckers were confirmed in 2019–the most active nests found since 2008 when FWCP started funding this monitoring project. Lewis’s […]

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Salmon habitat restored at Second Island

Update: 12,000 m2 of salmon habitat restored at Second Island To help Chinook, Steelhead, Coho, and Chum populations, A-Tlegay Fisheries Society, in partnership with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and BC Parks, have restored a side […]

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Salmon habitat restored at Second Island

Update: 12,000 m2 of salmon habitat restored at Second Island To help Chinook, Steelhead, Coho, and Chum populations, A-Tlegay Fisheries Society, in partnership with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and BC Parks, have restored a side […]

Coastal Region

20 hectares of grassland and forest treated

Another 20 hectares of grassland and forest treated on Tobacco Plains Indian Reserve Keefer Ecological Services Ltd. and Tobacco Plains Indian Band are working together to restore grassland and open forest habitat. The area is […]

Columbia Region

Preparing for White Nose Syndrome

Project helps prepare for White Nose Syndrome White Nose Syndrome (WNS) strikes in the winter, killing bats while they hibernate, so a team of wildlife biologists, with funding from the FWCP, is identifying important over-wintering […]

Peace Region

191 marsh bird surveys lead to conservation action

Columbia Wetlands marsh bird monitoring project Secretive or inconspicuous marsh birds in the Columbia Wetlands near Golden are being surveyed to estimate their populations and identify habitat needs. Goldeneye Ecological Services, with seven volunteers, completed […]

Columbia Region

Three male Olive-sided Flycatchers located

Studying threatened Olive-sided Flycatchers in our Peace Region In May-June 2018, survey efforts were concentrated in three areas within the study area: 1) Fort Ware, Kwadacha survey area; 2) Tsay Keh Dene survey area; and […]

Peace Region

Community Engagement Grants

Our Community Engagement Grants are typically $500 to $1,000 and help stewardship groups and others take action to benefit local fish and wildlife. We accept applications for community engagement grants all year, subject to available funding. Please apply […]

Provincial

Moose investigations: limiting factors

Background and update Moose (Alces alces) are the largest member of the deer family and are an abundant and important wildlife species to First Nations and residents of northern British Columbia (BC). Recent surveys around […]

Peace Region

Coastal Region Board and Committee List

Coastal Region Board Members (September 2019) are responsible for guiding the FWCP’s work. Their work is supported by fish and wildlife technical committees. From left: Larry Casper, Jack Minard, Todd Manning, Adam Silverstein, Scott Barrett, […]

Coastal Region

Peace Region Board and Committee List

Peace Region Board, Committee and First Nations Working Group Members List Peace Region Board members (February 2019) are responsible for guiding the FWCP’s work.  Their work is supported by the First Nations Working Group. Back […]

Peace Region