Toadfest

Get ready for Toadfest 2024: coming this July! Save the date for Toadfest at Summit Lake Provincial Park near Nakusp: Tuesday, July 30, 4 – 7 p.m. PT Wednesday, July 31, 9 a.m. – noon […]

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Coastal Region E-letter

E-letter Provincial May 2024 E-letter Coastal Region April 2024 E-letter Coastal Region February 2024 E-letter Coastal Region December 2023 E-letter Coastal Region October 2023 E-letter Coastal Region September 2023 E-letter Coastal Region June 2023 E-letter […]

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Columbia Region E-letter

  E-letter Provincial May 2024 E-letter Columbia Region April 2024 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 […]

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Peace Region E-letter

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

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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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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 […]

Peace Region

2,000 students learn about Shuswap River salmon

Building awareness of salmon in the Shuswap River Watershed Salmon awareness programs, led by the Kingfisher Interpretive Centre, reached approximately 2,300 students, teachers, and adults. The programs aim to foster support for the long-term survival […]

Coastal Region

Wildlife corridors mapped to increase climate resilience

Conserving wildlife corridors in the face of climate change Twelve wildlife corridors in our Columbia Region have been identified as part of the Kootenay Connect: Riparian Wildlife Corridors for Climate Change project. It aims to […]

Columbia Region
Stone's sheep on cliff side

10 wild sheep outfitted with GPS collars

Assessing health of Stone’s Sheep in our Peace Region Ten wild sheep have been outfitted with GPS collars as part of a multiyear project to examine the population demographics, behaviour, distribution, and habitat use of […]

Peace Region

325 bats sampled for probiotic bacteria

Assessing white-nose syndrome mitigation options in the Stave River Watershed Bat roosts at two Stave sites have been inoculated with a probiotic-laden clay powder to protect against WNS in this project by the Wildlife Conservation […]

Coastal Region

300 at-risk turtles released in Lower Mainland watersheds

Western Painted Turtle Recovery in Lower Mainland Watersheds Over 300 western painted turtles have been released in Lower Mainland watersheds to help support the province’s only remaining freshwater turtle, which is federally listed as Threatened […]

Coastal Region

8 nesting structures installed

Improving habitat for at-risk swallows Artificial nesting structures, the first of eight to be installed in the Columbia Wetlands, will provide much-need habitat for at-risk swallows. Habitat loss is a key factor in the decline […]

Columbia Region

24 new areas of critical bull trout habitat identified

Assessing Bull Trout spawning in Williston Reservoir Twenty-four new areas of critical bull trout habitat—including 16 critical spawning zones—have been identified in the Williston Reservoir Watershed, thanks to aerial surveys of almost 400 km of […]

Peace Region