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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Columbia Region E-letter

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 Columbia Region December 2022

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Peace Region E-letter

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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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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First Nations Opportunities

Engaging with First Nations The FWCP’s Columbia Region board is working to strengthen engagement with the Ktunaxa Nation Council, Okanagan Nation Alliance, and the Secwepemc Nation in the region’s leadership, decision-making, project planning and delivery. […]

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Peace Region: Alaska Highway News Articles

Alaska Highway News articles Sharing results about the projects we fund, and information about our project planning and delivery is a priority for us. In our Peace Region, we help tell our story by submitting […]

Peace 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 […]

Peace Region

2,889 summer-run Chinook samples genotyped

Studying summer Chinook in the Puntledge River Watershed Tissue sampling for this study began in 2013. In total, 2,889 samples were successfully genotyped. There was no significant effect (p > 0.05) of parental return time […]

Coastal Region

7,900 ha of critical habitat protected

Making Darkwoods “whole” – an extra 7,900 ha of protected habitat The FWCP has been a significant contributor to the purchase and ongoing stewardship of the Darkwoods Conservation Area south of Nelson, which is owned […]

Columbia Region

New Wildlife Habitat Area for Northern Goshawks

Research leads to new Wildlife Habitat Area for Northern Goshawks An FWCP-funded Northern Goshawk survey has contributed to a new a new 182.5-hectare Wildlife Habitat Area (WHA) west of Bella Coola. The original survey, led […]

Coastal Region

FWCP conserves 300 hectares

Land securement Funding land acquisition or securement is one of FWCP’s most effective tools to compensate for habitat loss resulting from the construction of BC Hydro dams. Land securement is when private land is purchased […]

Provincial Region

Update on Mugaha Marsh Bird Banding Station

Volunteers “Drive” Bird Banding Station at Mugaha Marsh The Mackenzie Nature Observatory receives funding from the FWCP to help deliver its annual migratory bird banding program at Mugaha Marsh. More than 2,300 volunteer-hours were logged […]

Peace Region

Fisher Behaviour Captured on Video

Fisher Behaviour Shown in Rare Video Footage Female Fishers require tree cavities for reproduction, as they provide a secure environment for kits by regulating temperature extremes and limiting predator access. Sometimes, predation can come from […]

Coastal Region

Input on the Quinsam River Plan

Invitation to provide input on the Quinsam River plan A’Tlegay Fisheries Society received funding from the FWCP to complete the Quinsam River Fish Habitat Restoration Plan. The goal is to provide a list of achievable […]

Coastal Region