7 new receiver stations installed

Motus Wildlife Tracking System: Peace Basin expansion Data collection about birds and bats in the Peace Region got a boost from seven new receiver stations detecting birds and bats affixed with radio transmitters. A better […]

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Photo: Cori Lausen

4,700 salmon carcasses added to Puntledge River Watershed

Adding nutrients to the Puntledge River Watershed 4,700 chum salmon carcasses from the Puntledge River Hatchery have been added to the upper Puntledge River Watershed with funding from the FWCP. The carcasses will introduce essential […]

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Photo: Courtenay and District Fish and Game Protective Association

Over 13 ha of bighorn sheep habitat treated for invasives in the East Kootenay

Invasive Plant Management on Bighorn Sheep Winter Ranges 13.57 ha of bighorn sheep habitat in Bull River, Wigwam Flats, and Columbia Lake East were treated for invasives, including 400 kg of fertilizer applied to 4.9 […]

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New board member!

New public representative joins our Coastal Region board Meet Ian Routley, the newest public representative appointed to our Coastal Region board following a competitive process. Ian grew up on Vancouver Island where he developed a […]

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Peace Region E-letter

  E-letter Peace Region November 2022  

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Northern spotted owl

Update: spotted owls released into the wild for the first time The conservation of endangered species in B.C. took a monumental step forward in August 2022 as three spotted owls born and raised in a […]

Provincial Region

Methylmercury and fish in the Peace River system

Study results: methylmercury levels in fish Through our work with Indigenous Nations and local communities, we’ve heard concerns about how reservoir creation on the Peace River system has affected methylmercury levels in fish. That’s why […]

Peace Region

New public representative joins Peace Board

Chris Addison, Peace Region board public representative The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) is pleased to welcome Chris Addison as the newest public representative on our Peace Region board. Chris has been a wildlife […]

Peace Region

Snorkeling for Arctic grayling in the Ingenika River Watershed

Studying Arctic Grayling in our Peace Region’s Ingenika River This is the third consecutive year of conducting Arctic grayling snorkel surveys in the Ingenika River Watershed. The FWCP’s Peace Region is the southernmost range for […]

Peace Region

New program manager announced

Meet Monique Stevenson The recruitment process for a new program manager for the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) has concluded, and effective Monday, December 7, 2020, Monique Stevenson will take on this role. She […]

Provincial Region

New Columbia Region board member

Giles Shearing joins our Columbia Region board Giles Shearing has been selected as the newest public representative on our Columbia Region board. He lives in Revelstoke and his work and personal interests have taken him […]

Columbia Region

Stephanie Killam joins our Peace Region board

New public representative: Stephanie Killam joins our Peace Region board We welcome Stephanie Killam who was selected as the new public representative on our Peace Region board. Stephanie has lived in Mackenzie for nearly 50 […]

Provincial Region
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Evaluation & Financial Audit – 2019

Update: Evaluation & Financial Audit – 2019 In late 2019 an independent, third-party evaluation and financial audit as required by our Governance Manual was completed. The audit was conducted by Ference and Co. and resulted […]

Provincial Region

We’re supporting kokanee

FWCP’s role in supporting kokanee We conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in watersheds impacted by BC Hydro dams. Kokanee is a focal species in our Columbia Region Reservoirs and Large Lakes Action Plan. We fund […]

Columbia Region