Female Western Screech Owl

Project Results

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$ 9.2 million for 97 fish and wildlife projects in 2019-2020

33 Coastal Region 2019-2020 fish and wildlife projects

38 Columbia Region 2019-2020 fish and wildlife projects

26 Peace Region 2019-2020 fish and wildlife projects

Project Results

Each year we fund projects to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by BC Hydro dams.

We share project results in our newsletter, annual reports, and through WildBytes, our quarterly e-letter.

Our projects can have immediate benefits to species and ecosystems. For example, if we fund a project to remove a culvert, fish passage can be improved right away. Other projects may take longer to show results. Our funding of recovery efforts for endangered Northern Leopard Frogs, caribou, and Vancouver Island Marmots are examples of where a longer-term commitment is needed before results will be evident.

81 at-risk Western Painted Turtles released

Coastal Region — With funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program, 81 at-risk Western Painted Turtles were released near Mission. The young turtles were "head-started," meaning the eggs were collected from the wild and the hatchlings raised in captivity, to increase survival rates.

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191 marsh bird surveys lead to conservation action

Columbia Region — New surveys about marsh birds in the Columbia Wetlands near Golden are helping inform conversation actions. Funded by the FWCP, Goldeneye Ecological Services oversaw 191 surveys on bird species, including the Pied-billed Grebe, Sora, Redwinged Blackbird, Yellow Warbler, Willow Flycatcher, and the Blue-listed American Bittern, to help focus future habitat restoration projects.

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Three male Olive-sided Flycatchers located

Peace Region — Three male Olive-sided Flycatchers were identified through extensive research in Kwadacha, Tsay Keh Dene, Tenakihi-Mesilinka survey areas. Led by First Nations environmental consulting agency Chu Cho Environmental, this FWCP-funded project aims to identify breeding populations of the blue-listed songbird and to establish populations for future research and monitoring.

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Project Reports and Databases

To make it easy for you to find project reports and results, we prepare and update searchable spreadhseets for each of our regions. Use these spreadsheets to find the report you want. Contact us anytime if you need help to find a FWCP project report.

Coastal Region

Project Report List updated October 7, 2019

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Columbia Region

Project Report List updated October 7, 2019

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Peace Region

Project Report List updated October 7, 2019

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Annual Reports

Each FWCP region prepares an annual report that includes a financial overview and a summary of project results.

The annual reports are available by July of each year.

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