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2021-2022 Annual Reports

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Restoration of Kus-kus-sum conservation land continues

Coastal Region

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Coastal Region

5,700 whitebark pine seedlings planted

Columbia Region

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Chinook Photo: Kim North

Columbia Region

Four wetlands assessed

Peace Region

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Coastal Region

Meet Jen!

New Columbia Region Manager

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Columbia Region

95 Projects Approved 2022–2023

30 Coastal Region Projects 2022–2023

40 Columbia Region Projects 2022–2023

25 Peace Region Projects 2022–2023

Who we are

We are a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and public stakeholders to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by existing BC Hydro dams.

Learn more about the projects we’re funding in our Coastal, Columbia, and Peace regions in 2022 – 2023.

Read our latest Coastal, Columbia and Peace region’s annual reports.

 

 

Our story

Our grants at work

Our three regional boards approved $9.8 million for 95 projects in 2022 – 2023.

The 95 projects we’re funding this year are improving fish passage, conserving critical habitats, supporting endangered and at-risk species, restoring ecosystems and filling important data gaps.

 

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Funded by BC Hydro

BC Hydro has water licence obligations in the Columbia and Peace regions, and has made voluntary commitments to address the impacts of dams of the Coastal Region. BC Hydro fulfils the applicable obligations through the work of the FWCP.

BC Hydro works in equal partnership with the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and public stakeholders by participating on FWCP’s regional Boards.

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Community engagement grants

Apply anytime for a community engagement grant up to $1,000. These grants can help stewardship groups and others take tangible actions to benefit fish and wildlife in any of our regions.

 

 

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Program News

Our Program Partners

The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and public stakeholders to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by BC Hydro dams.