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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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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Removing Aquatic Invasive Plants in Lillooet

LRISS Aquatic Invasives Project This project will remove Yellow Flag Iris and Knotweed in partnership with local stakeholders and First Nations. This two‐year project will treat areas already found, inventory adjacent areas that are at risk of […]

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Studying Fisher Use of Artificial Den Boxes

Fisher Artificial Reproductive Den Box Study This project’s goals are to: determine the extent that artificial den boxes will be used by reproductive Fishers (or other wildlife); identify the degree to which these devices will mitigate losses […]

Coastal Region

Restoring Lillooet Sub‐Population of Spotted Owls

Restoration of the Lillooet Sub‐Populations of Spotted Owls This project’s goal is to restore the Spotted Owl population within the northern extent of the Lillooet sub‐population of Spotted Owls by conducting inventories to find and protect the […]

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Restoring Endangered Whitebark Pine in St’at’imc Territory

Whitebark Pine Restoration in the St’at’imc Territory Whitebark Pine is an endangered keystone species of high elevation ecosystems. The most effective means for Whitebark Pine recovery is through promoting the regeneration of Blister Rust‐resistant seedlings via planting […]

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Coastal Tailed Frog: J. Hobbs

Using eDNA to Assess Tailed Frogs

Tailed Frog eDNA Assessment in the Bridge/Seton Watersheds The Tailed Frog has been identified as a management priority within FWCP’s Bridge‐Seton Species Action Plan. Up to 75 streams within the FWCP application area, will be inventoried using […]

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Conserving Riparian Habitats and Species‐at‐Risk in the Wahleach Watershed

Riparian Habitats and Species‐at‐Risk in Wahleach Watershed This project will create a vegetation community map of riparian habitats and inventory FWCP high‐priority, species‐at‐risk (SAR) in the Wahleach Watershed. The project will create a species‐specific inventory, in order […]

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Conserving Species‐at‐Risk in the Stave River Watershed

Species‐at‐Risk Conservation in the Stave River Watershed This project will identify, protect, monitor and restore species‐at‐risk (SAR) and their habitats in the Stave River Watershed. Benefits to overall biodiversity in the watershed will be observed through multiple […]

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