Developing and evaluating bat mitigation strategies
About 200 bats in a Stave Lake colony have been successfully inoculated against white-nose syndrome—a disease causing mass die-offs in bat populations—through an innovative project by the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada with funding from the FWCP. Bat roosts were sprinkled with a probiotic-laden clay powder that then transferred to the bats’ wings, offering them protection.
Growing endangered Whitebark Pine in the Bridge-Seton Watershed The objective of this project was to survey previous planting sites and to restore Whitebark Pine sites through planting. Surveyed densities identified survival rates of 55% and […]
Coastal Region Board Members (September 2019) are responsible for guiding the FWCP’s work. Their work is supported by fish and wildlife technical committees. From left: Larry Casper, Jack Minard, Todd Manning, Adam Silverstein, Scott Barrett, […]