Chinook use new spawning habitat in the Campbell River Watershed

Increasing spawning habitat in the lower Campbell River Watershed Spawning Chinook are using a new 2,100 m2 spawning platform installed 600 m downstream from the John Hart Generating Station in the Campbell River. Snorkel swims […]

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Photo: NOAA

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, […]

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Photo: Blackbird Environmental Ltd.

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WildBytes Peace Region

  Wildbytes Peace Region September 2021  

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37 Portage Creek Chinook successfully spawned

Helping rebuild Chinook stocks in the Bridge-Seton Watershed Unprecedented broodstock collection efforts took place from October 15–28, 2019, resulting in the first ever successful spawning of Portage Creek Chinook in the Bridge-Seton River Watershed. Gametes (reproductive […]

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Over 12,000 seedlings planted to reforest Klinse-Za caribou habitat

Restoring habitat to support endangered caribou in our Peace Region Habitat of the at-risk Klinse-Za caribou herd has been restored in the Mount Bickford area near Chetwynd, including the deactivation and reforestation of 2.3 kms […]

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Photo: Nîkanêse Wah tzee Stewardship Society

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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

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

Deer collared for conservation data

Supporting caribou by monitoring deer in the North Columbia Eleven white-tailed deer and three mule deer in the Columbia Mountains have been outfitted with GPS collars as part of a multi-year project with Alberta Biodiversity […]

Columbia Region

Improving kokanee habitat

Restoring habitat for shore-spawning kokanee in Kootenay Lake Creating spawning habitat at McDonalds Landing Regional Park: 80 m3 of clean spawning gravel was added to a 50-m-long stretch of water near the shoreline along the West […]

Columbia Region

New Columbia Region board member

Giles Shearing joins our Columbia Region board Giles Shearing has been selected as the newest public representative on our Columbia Region board. He lives in Revelstoke and his work and personal interests have taken him […]

Columbia Region

ʔaq̓am records over 700 wildlife trees

Restoring grassland and open forest habitat in our Columbia Region ʔaq’am is starting a five-year project to turn a dense Douglas-fir forest into open range and open forest to benefit flammulated owls, long-billed curlews, Lewis’s […]

Columbia Region