Peace-Williston Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program established in Peace Region, now known as the FWCP's Peace Region.
Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program established in Columbia Region, now known as the FWCP's Columbia Region.
Bridge Coastal Restoration Program established, now known as the FWCP's Coastal Region.
Following a comprehensive and independent evaluation in 2008, the three regions begin operating in a more harmonized manner, following a more consistent approach to delivering fish and wildlife projects.
FWCP's Coastal Region finalizes Watershed and Action Plans for each of the 14 watersheds where the FWCP operates in this region. Action Plans provide strategic guidance for FWCP investments in fish and wildlife projects.
FWCP's Columbia Region finalizes Basin and Action Plans for the region. Action Plans provide strategic guidance for FWCP investments in fish and wildlife projects.
FWCP's Peace Region signs Memorandum of Understanding with First Nations in the region that establishes unique First Nations Working Group that provides advice to the regional Board, fish and wildlife technical committees, and the Program Manager.
The FWCP’s new delivery model is implemented across its three regions. The new model includes strengthened local decision making at the Board level, and shifts towards engaging more stewardship groups and others in the development of project proposals that align with Action Plans.
As a result of 2012 changes to the delivery model, the FWCP's Columbia Region enters into a long-term agreement with the Province of B.C. (Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations) to deliver annual, ongoing core projects on behalf of the FWCP.
FWCP partners with Columbia Basin Trust to develop and deliver the Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan.
FWCP's Peace Region finalizes Basin and Action Plans for the region. Action Plans provide strategic guidance for FWCP investments in fish and wildlife projects.
New program-wide governance manual is finalized and provides clarity and guidance on FWCP structure, and decision-making procedures.
A survey of perceptions of the FWC, and improvement opportunities, is undertaken by an independent third-party. A final report was received in 2016.
FWCP launches fwcp.ca with dynamic regional map of projects, links to project reports and improved access to information about the program.
FWCP project reports are now posted on Provincial databases, making reports, results and data widely available.
Online grant management system launched, streamlining application and reporting, and improving access to project data and results.
An overall full-time program manager position is created to coordinate activities across the FWCP’s three regions. Each region now has a dedicated manager.
Coastal Region completes process to update and streamline watershed and action plans. New watershed action plans are prepared with agency, technical, First Nations', and public stakeholder input.
Columbia Region initiates process to update action plans based on agency, technical, First Nations, and public stakeholder input.