ʔaq̓am records over 700 wildlife trees

Habitat enhancement in the East Kootenay

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Photo: R. Klafki

Columbia Region

14 kilometres of stream assessed

Improving fish passage in our Peace Region

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Photo: A. Irvine, New Graph Environment

Peace Region

200 bats inoculated

Preparing for White-Nose Syndrome in our Coastal Region

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Little Brown bat Photo: Cori Lausen

Coastal Region

2020 Annual Newsletter

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Wood frog Photo: Alana Higginson BC Wildlife Federation

99 Projects Approved

Our Coastal, Columbia and Peace Region boards approved ~$8.7 million for 36 fish and 63 wildlife projects for 2020-2021.

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99 Projects Approved 2020-2021

28 Coastal Region Projects 2020-2021

43 Columbia Region Projects 2020-2021

28 Peace Region Projects 2020-2021

Final Peace Region action plans

Our updated 2020 Peace Region action plans are now available. New updated action plans define priority actions eligible for FWCP funding.

Be sure to review our updated action plans if you’re applying for a fish or wildlife grant in our Peace Region.

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Fish and wildlife grants

Our annual intake for fish and wildlife grants is now closed. Thanks to everyone who applied for a grant. Our team is reviewing all grant applications received by the October 30, 2020 deadline.

Read our funding FAQs and learn more about our three-stage grant review and evaluation process.

If you applied for a grant, read our information kit for approved grant applications.

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Learn more

We’re 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.

Our Story

Read our reports

We publish final project reports on provincial databases so our results, recommendations for next steps, and data are available to everyone. More than 1,000 final project reports are available. Review our searchable report lists for each FWCP region.

See our Results page for project updates and outcomes.

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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.