With funding from BC Hydro, our Boards have approved 102 fish and wildlife projects in 2017-2018 to compensate for the impacts of BC Hydro dams.
102 Total 2017-2018 Projects
28 Coastal Region Projects
48 Columbia Region Projects
26 Peace Region Projects
Salmon species – including Sockeye, Chum, Chinook, Pink, Coho and Kokanee – will be the focus of several projects approved by our Coastal Region Board. Bobcats, turtles, herons, bats, wolverines, amphibians and other species will benefit from the projects. Several projects focus on endangered species including Vancouver Island Marmots, Spotted Owls and Whitebark Pine trees.ViewSee 14 Action Plans
Caribou, Bull Trout, Kokanee, Gerrard Rainbow Trout, Grizzly Bears, wetland species, at-risk reptiles, waterfowl, and other species will benefit from the projects.ViewSee 8 Action Plans
Caribou, bats, migratory birds, moose, Bull Trout, Arctic Grayling, wetland and riparian species, and others will benefit from the projects. Work will continue this year as part of our multi-year project to gather data on mercury levels in fish in the Williston and Dinosaur reservoirs. We will also continue our multi-year project to investigate limiting factors affecting moose in the Peace Region, alongside the Provincial moose study.ViewSee 7 Action Plans
Rob Neil joins Columbia Region Board Rob Neil has been selected has the new Public Representative on our Columbia Region Board. He is a conservation biologist, having had more than four decades of experience working […]
Brian Paterson joins Peace Region Board Brian Paterson has worked in the Peace Region for over a decade and lives near Dawson Creek. He’s a professional biologist with a diverse skill set having worked with […]
FWCP identifies Arctic Grayling monitoring needs Prior to construction of the 1967 W.A.C. Bennett Dam and creation of the Williston Reservoir, Arctic Grayling were widespread and abundant. Today, self-sustaining populations are limited, and in many […]
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 […]
FWCP grant and project news 2016 – 2017
Updated Action Plans Available Now Updated Action Plans for the 14 watersheds that make up our Coastal Region are now available online. See our Coastal Region page at fwcp.ca. These new Action Plans identify our […]
In 2016 the Comox Valley Watershed Society’s grant application for a Seed Grant from the FWCP was approved. The society had an idea to connect fish habitat, but needed to develop the idea further before […]
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