Addressing the Impacts of BC Hydro Dams

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.

Explore our Coastal, Columbia or Peace Region maps. Learn more about projects happening now.

102 Total 2017-2018 Projects

28 Coastal Region Projects

48 Columbia Region Projects

26 Peace Region Projects

Our Regions

Coastal Region

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

Columbia Region

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

Peace Region

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
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