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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Community members help install 17 new nest boxes for waterfowl

Families from Hudson’s Hope Elementary-Secondary School in the FWCP’s Peace Region, helped build 17 new nest boxes for waterfowl in the Williston Watershed. Members of the Saulteau First Nation helped monitor the artificial nesting structures, […]

Peace Region

Restoration work at Reflection Lake benefits habitat

Cattail control at Reflection Lake benefits marsh birds Restoration work at Reflection Lake near Golden has improved breeding habitat for marsh birds, including the sora, Virginia rail, pied-billed grebe, wood duck, hooded merganser, and the […]

Columbia Region

45 bat houses installed

Conserving bats and their habitat in the Clowhom River Watershed Bats in the Clowhom River Watershed will benefit from 45 newly installed bat houses. A local maternity box cluster—used by more than 600 bats—has been […]

Coastal Region

150 surveys identify breeding populations of olive-sided flycatchers

Studying threatened Olive-sided Flycatchers in our Peace Region Two years of population surveys (2018–2019), confirm that the habitat surrounding the Finlay Reach of the Williston Reservoir supports a breeding population of olive-sided flycatchers. In June […]

Peace Region

24 northern leopard frog egg masses found in 2020

Supporting Northern Leopard Frog recovery Twenty-four northern leopard frog egg masses were found in the Creston Valley in the last field season, one of the highest observed counts since monitoring started there in 2000. The […]

Columbia Region