Over 150 new electric fences installed to reduce grizzly bear mortality

Reducing Grizzly Bear conflicts One hundred and fifty new electric fences have been installed to help reduce conflicts between grizzly bears and humans. This project, led by Grizzly Bear Coexistence Solutions with funding from the […]

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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 […]

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Photo: Cori Lausen

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 […]

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Photo: A. Glass

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 […]

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Photo: D. Larson

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 […]

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Photo: iStock Mlharing

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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

Arctic Grayling: Synthesis Report and Monitoring Framework

Follow our guidance for Arctic Grayling projects Prior to construction of the 1967 W.A.C. Bennett Dam and creation of the Williston Reservoir, Arctic Grayling were widespread and abundant. Today, self-sustaining populations are limited, and in […]

Peace Region

Welcome to the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program

Thank you for subscribing! You’ll start receiving our e-letter, annual reports and newsletters soon! You can expect updates and results from fish and wildlife projects underway now, early notice of our annual grant intake and […]

Provincial

Methylmercury and fish in the Peace River system

Study results: methylmercury levels in fish Through our work with Indigenous Nations and local communities, we’ve heard concerns about how reservoir creation on the Peace River system has affected methylmercury levels in fish. That’s why […]

Peace 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