Supporting endangered East Kootenay Whitebark Pine
More than 5,700 whitebark pine seedlings were planted near Boswell, Kimberley, and the Kootenay Pass between Salmo and Creston. Whitebark pine is a endangered and keystone species in high-elevation ecosystems, where it’s an important food source for grizzlies and other wildlife, but it’s been dramatically impacted by white pine blister rust, mountain pine beetle, wildfires, and climate change.
Nutrient additions rebuild the natural food web The Nutrient Restoration Program is rebuilding the natural aquatic food web that existed in Kootenay Lake and the Arrow Lakes Reservoir before the construction of BC Hydro dams. […]
New public representative wanted for our Columbia Region board We are looking for a new public representative to join our Columbia Region board, someone who can bring a regional perspective to the table, represent a […]
Columbia Region Board members (October 2023) are responsible for guiding our work. Their work is supported by fish and wildlife technical committees. Board members pictured, left to right: Michael Zimmer, Samara Kolasko, Wendy Booth, Eva […]