Great news for fish and wildlife in the Upper Kootenay River Watershed: sixty-three conservation and and enhancement projects have been funded since 2014. That’s $2.9 million for 23 fish and 40 wildlife projects with funding from Columbia Basin Trust. Read the Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Program summary and learn more about this partnership between FWCP and the Trust.
Restoring grassland and open forest habitat in our Columbia Region ʔaq’am is starting a five-year project to turn a dense Douglas-fir forest into open range and open forest to benefit flammulated owls, long-billed curlews, Lewis’s […]
Controlling invasive plants in Tobacco Plains Indian Reserve A project using 195 goats to manage the invasive plant sulphur cinquefoil on eight hectares of rangeland on the Tobacco Plains Indian Reserve is working. Following the […]
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 […]