Columbia Region E-letter

E-letter Columbia Region February 2024 E-letter Columbia Region December 2023 E-letter Columbia Region September 2023 E-letter Columbia Region August 2023 E-letter Columbia Region May 2023 E-letter Provincial April 2023 E-letter Columbia Region February 2023  E-letter […]

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New Columbia Region board member!

Greg Rickbeil: new public representative for our Columbia Region board! Meet Greg. He’s the newest member of our Columbia Region board, that is responsible for all funding decisions and the region’s annual operating plan. There […]

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Peace Region E-letter

  E-letter Peace Region December 2023 E-letter Peace Region September 2023 E-letter Peace Region August 2023 E-letter Peace Region June 2023 E-letter Provincial April 2023 E-letter Peace Region November 2022 (Link)

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New program manager announced

Meet Margo: new FWCP Program Manager Meet Margo Sadler, our new FWCP Program Manager! Margo joined the FWCP team on September 25 following an open and competitive recruitment process and is settling into her new […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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

Wendy Booth Joins Columbia Region Board

New Public Representative joins FWCP Columbia Region Board Wendy Booth has been selected as the new Public Representative on our Columbia Region Board. Wendy was a director with the Regional District of East Kootenay for […]

Columbia Region

Habitat conserved near Columbia Wetlands

The FWCP provided $400,000 towards the purchase of 423 acres to help conserve the Columbia Wetlands near Edgewater. The conservation property has outstanding habitat and connectivity for Grizzly Bears and American Badgers, winter range for […]

Columbia Region

Help restore Sinclair Creek

Help restore Sinclair Creek near Radium Friday, May 10, 2019   Since 2016, the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council has been pulling and digging up Field Scabious, along the banks of Sinclair Creek in Radium. With […]

Columbia Region

Wanted: Harlequin Duck sightings in Salmo River Watershed

Wanted: Harlequin Duck sightings in Salmo River Watershed Please report sightings of  Harlequins Ducks in the Salmo River Watershed from May to July, 2019 to: Marlene Machmer at or 250-505-9978 Harlequin Ducks are striking […]

Columbia Region

Caribou habitat protected

FWCP funds purchase of habitat for threatened Caribou With funding from the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) in the Peace Region, The Nature Trust of British Columbia has purchased the 223 hectare (551 acre) […]

Peace Region

136 hectares of habitat restored

Habitat restored on the Akisqnuk First Nation Reserve The FWCP has been supporting the Akisqnuk First Nation to undertake fire-maintained ecosystem restoration on the Reserve since 2011. The Akisqnuk Wildlife Habitat Restoration Plan was developed […]

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