Restoring ungulate habitat in the East Kootenay

Project Year: 2018-2019

Mule Deer winter Photo Credit: Larry Halverson

Project Lead

Akisqnuk First Nation


Columbia Region

East Kootenay

Project Type

Habitat-Based Actions

FWCP Contribution


Action Plan Alignment

Upland and Dryland Action Plan

Project ID


Akisqnuk slashing, piling and burning 2018-2019

This project will undertake fire-maintained ecosystem restoration on the Akisqnuk First Nation Reserve, as part of the efforts to compensate for habitat losses. Activities may include the development of Ecosystem Restoration Plans, site-specific prescriptions, burn plans, pre-burn slashing, slash pile burning, prescribed burning and mastication.