Four wetlands assessed

Identifying opportunities for wetland restoration Four wetlands in the Finlay Reach of the Williston Reservoir have been assessed to help understand the distribution of wetlands prior to inundation and identify potential restoration options. At three […]

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Photo: Chu Cho Environmental

Restoration of Kus-kus-sum conservation land continues

Restoring riparian habitat in the Puntledge River Watershed A building covering 233 m2 was demolished and 117 m2 of concrete was removed from the former sawmill site. An updated restoration design was completed, alongside a […]

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Photo: Comox Valley Project Watershed Society

5,700 whitebark pine seedlings planted

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 […]

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Photo: K. North

Over 4,000 Chinook fry collected

Portage Creek Chinook Conservation Enhancement In 2020, six females from the declining Portage Creek Chinook population and 11 males were spawned, resulting in an egg take of 27,020, and about 4,000 offspring were safely released […]

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Chinook Photo: iStock randimal

Over 40 ponds surveyed for western toad habitat use

Habitat restoration and priority trials for amphibians Forty-two road ponds (i.e., flooded road ditch habitat) along the Webberly Forest Service Road were surveyed for use by at-risk western toads. A total of 30 individuals were […]

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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

Join us: new board member wanted

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

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 […]

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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 […]

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