Large‐bodied adfluvial Bull Trout residing in Dinosaur Reservoir use Gething Creek to spawn each fall. In 2015, attempts to capture Bull Trout in the plunge pool at the base of Gething Creek falls, where these fish congregate prior to spawning, failed to capture any pre‐spawn Bull Trout. This project proposes to repeat the sampling in fall 2016, in an attempt to confirm whether the 2015 sampling results were an anomaly, or if the trend toward extirpation of this population is indeed real.
Follow our guidance for Arctic Grayling projects Prior to construction of the 1967 W.A.C. Bennett Dam and creation of the Williston Reservoir, Arctic Grayling were widespread and abundant. Today, self-sustaining populations are limited, and in […]
Enhancing Caribou Survival in the Klinse-Za Herd The Klinse-Za caribou herd—near extirpation less than ten years ago—has tripled in number thanks to recovery efforts led by the West Moberly First Nations and Saulteau First Nations […]
Assessing health of Stone’s Sheep in our Peace Region Ten wild sheep have been outfitted with GPS collars as part of a multiyear project to examine the population demographics, behaviour, distribution, and habitat use of […]