Artificial nesting structures, the first of eight to be installed in the Columbia Wetlands, will provide much-need habitat for at-risk swallows. Habitat loss is a key factor in the decline of these birds.The barns will be outfitted with artificial nest cups, which are the size and shape of natural mud nests, to give the swallows a head start in nest making.
Three floating nest platforms for common loons in the North Columbia have been recently monitored and maintained by Yucwmenlúcwu (Splatsin Caretakers of the Land LLP). All are in good condition and covered with vegetation. […]
Conserving wildlife corridors in the face of climate change Twelve wildlife corridors in our Columbia Region have been identified as part of the Kootenay Connect: Riparian Wildlife Corridors for Climate Change project. It aims to […]
Reducing Grizzly Bear conflicts One hundred and fifty new electric fences have been installed to help reduce conflicts between grizzly bears and humans. This project, led by Grizzly Bear Coexistence Solutions with funding from the […]