New board member!

Meet our new Columbia Region board member Samara Kolasko Samara Kolasko is a biologist working in Revelstoke and has a M.Sc. from Simon Fraser University. She has six years of experience in terrestrial ecosystem conservation, […]

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264,239 Chinook smolts released

Over a quarter of a million Chinook smolts released in effort to rebuild population Every year, the FWCP contributes to the Puntledge River Hatchery in Courtenay to support the production of Chinook and help rebuild […]

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WildBytes Peace Region

  E-letter Peace Region May 2022  

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Project Lists

2022-2023 fish and wildlife project lists Coastal Region Project List Columbia Region Project List Peace Region Project List 2022-2023 Project Map Coastal Region 2021-2022 Project List 2020-2021 Project List 2019-2020 Project List 2018-2019 Project List […]

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Klinse-Za caribou herd size triples

Enhancing Caribou Survival in the Klinse-Za Herd The Klinse-Za caribou herd—near extirpation less than ten years ago—has tripled in number thanks to recovery efforts led by the West Moberly First Nations and Saulteau First Nations […]

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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