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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Toadfest 2022

Toadfest 2022! For the first time since 2019, Toadfest took place at Summit Lake Provincial Park – in person, and people learned all about Western Toads and other species in the local area. They also […]

Columbia Region

You’re invited: caribou recovery presentation

UNBC public presentation: navigating the uncertain and difficult road to restoration and recovery of Klinse-Za caribou Guest presenter: Dr. Scott McNay Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Time: 12:00 p.m. (PST) Location: (online) unbc.ca/nres-institute/colloquium-webcasts 2020-2021 colloquium […]

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Toadfest

Thanks for coming to Toadfest 2022! For the first time since 2019, Toadfest took place at Summit Lake Provincial Park – in-person! More than 400 people of all ages came to this family event. While […]

Columbia Region

You’re invited: help endangered White Sturgeon!

Help release juvenile White Sturgeon Come to Shelter Bay Provincial Park Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and help release hundreds of juvenile White Sturgeon into the Arrow Lakes Reservoir. Learn […]

Columbia Region

Wild Sheep & Long Ago Person Found presentation

The Wild Sheep Society of BC & BC Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Present: Wild Sheep & Long Ago Person Found Presentation by Bill Hanlon April 6th, 2019 LIDO Theatre – Fort St. John, BC Doors […]

Peace Region

White sturgeon in BC: Moving from recruitment failure to restoration

White sturgeon in BC: Moving from recruitment failure to restoration Guest Presenter: Dr. Steve McAdam Hydroelectric Impacts Biologist BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Co-chair—National White Sturgeon Recovery Team Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:30 […]

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Toadfest 2018 Photos

More than 10,000 toadlets say thank you More than 500 people attended Toadfest 2018 at Summit Lake Provincial Park on August 22 and 23, 2018, to learn all about Western Toads and other species in […]

Columbia Region

Meet Our Columbia Region Board

You’re invited: meet our FWCP Board Please meet our Columbia Region Board members and Regional Manager. Learn more about the projects we fund to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife impacted by BC Hydro dams […]

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