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 […]

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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 […]

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Olive-sided-Flycatcher Photo: Istock Paul Reeves

Project Lists

2019 – 2020 fish and wildlife project lists Coastal Region Project List Columbia Region Project List Peace Region Project List 2019 – 2020 Investment Map Coastal Region 2018 – 2019 Project List 2017 – 2018 […]

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Credit: A. Glass

Habitat conserved near Columbia Wetlands

The FWCP provided $400,000 towards the purchase of 423 acres to help conserve the Columbia Wetlands near Edgewater. The conservation property has outstanding habitat and connectivity for Grizzly Bears and American Badgers, winter range for […]

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Photo: R. Klafki

7,900 ha of critical habitat protected

Making Darkwoods “whole” – an extra 7,900 ha of protected habitat The FWCP has been a significant contributor to the purchase and ongoing stewardship of the Darkwoods Conservation Area south of Nelson, which is owned […]

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Photo: iStock J. Huevel

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Columbia Region Five-Year Fisheries Program Plan

Follow our guidance for fisheries projects in our Columbia Region Our Columbia Region Annual Ongoing Fisheries Program Five Year Plan 2019-2024 details our delivery approach for directed fisheries priorities and projects. Directed projects are not […]

Columbia Region

Floating loon platforms double nest success on Whatshan Reservoir

Five floating nesting platforms on Whatshan Reservoir, near Fauqiuer, are proving successful in enhancing Common Loon productivity. Since 2013, the average nesting success has increased from 29% to 61% of pairs effectively hatching young. Productivity […]

Columbia Region

Join us! Technical Committee Member Wanted

New Vancouver Island Technical Committee Member Wanted FWCP is looking for a public representative to join our Coastal Region Vancouver Island Fish Technical Committee. You should bring a familiarity with fish and environmental issues, excellent communication […]

Coastal Region

Bull Trout Guidance: Information Synthesis and Monitoring Plan

Follow our Bull Trout Guidance The FWCP funds Bull Trout projects that align with our 2019 Bull Trout information synthesis and monitoring framework report. The synthesis identifies Bull trout biology and limiting factors, potential enhancement […]

Peace Region

Annual Reports

2018-2019 Annual Reports Coastal Region Annual Report Columbia Region Annual Report Peace Region Annual Report 2017-2018 Annual Reports Coastal Region Annual Report Columbia Region Annual Report Peace Region Annual Report 2016-2017 Annual Reports Coastal Region Annual […]


Info kits for grant applicants

Info kit: how to apply for a grant If you’re applying for an FWCP grant in 2019, read our 2019 information kit for all grant applicants.  See FAQs on our funding page for general information […]


Toadfest 2019 Photos

Toadfest turned 10! Toadfest celebrated its 10th anniversary at Summit Lake Provincial Park on August 21 and 22, 2019 with 500 celebrants who learnt all about Western Toads and other species in the local area. They […]

Columbia Region

Wendy Booth Joins Columbia Region Board

New Public Representative joins FWCP Columbia Region Board Wendy Booth has been selected as the new Public Representative on our Columbia Region Board. Wendy was a director with the Regional District of East Kootenay for […]

Columbia Region

Peace Region Notice of Intent

Submit your mandatory Notice of Intent  If you are applying for a fish or wildlife grant in our Peace Region, you must submit a mandatory Notice of Intent (NOI) by Monday, Sept. 9. The NOI […]

Peace Region