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Grants available for fish and wildlife projects

FWCP Grants

Chinook Photo: iStock Supercaliphotolistic

Stephanie Killam joins our Peace Region board

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Omineca River Photo: iStock Macdui

Peace Region

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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2020 Annual Newsletter

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Wood frog Photo: Alana Higginson BC Wildlife Federation

2,889 summer-run Chinook samples genotyped

Puntledge River Watershed

Coastal Region

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Chinook Photo: iStock randimal

Coastal Region

865 trees and shrubs planted

West Kootenay

Columbia Region

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Indian Creek

Columbia Region

Collecting lake trout data

Peace Region

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Photo: Diversified Environmental Services

Peace Region

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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Grants available: apply now

We’re encouraging First Nations, stewardship groups, consultants, agencies, academic institutions and others to apply for grants that align with priority actions in our Coastal, Columbia and Peace Region action plans.

Learn more about our wetland and riparian habitat tool: online info session Thurs. Oct. 1, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PDT.
RSVP to fwcp@bchydro.com to register.

Learn more about our grants: online info session Thurs. Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT. RSVP to fwcp@bchydro.com to register.

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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.