Protecting grizzlies by learning more about huckleberries
Predicting the location of huckleberry patches important to Grizzly Bears is key to habitat protection. In an FWCP-funded project, 1,179 potential huckleberry sites were visited—including 332 in 2019—and 768 were found to be used by Grizzly Bears. This dataset was used to create predictive modelling to apply to the East Kootenay, North Columbia, Central Purcell, Selkirks, Valhalla, and Granby regions to support local Grizzly habitat.
New Public Representative joins FWCP Columbia Region Board Wendy Booth has been selected as the new Public Representative on our Columbia Region Board. Wendy was a director with the Regional District of East Kootenay for […]
Fifteen Lewis’s Woodpecker nests recorded in the West Kootenay Fifteen West Kootenay nests for threatened Lewis’s Woodpeckers were confirmed in 2019–the most active nests found since 2008 when FWCP started funding this monitoring project. Lewis’s […]
Supporting caribou by monitoring deer in North Columbia In winter 2018-2019, deer were captured between Mica Dam and Revelstoke, in the Columbia North and Frisby-Boulder caribou ranges. Four White-tailed Deer does and three Mule Deer […]