Project Lists

2020-2021 fish and wildlife project lists Coastal Region Project List Columbia Region Project List Peace Region Project List 2020-2021 Investment Map Coastal Region 2019-2020 Project List 2018-2019 Project List 2017-2018 Project List 2016-2017 Project List […]

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Credit: A. Glass

3,248 at-risk Whitebark Pine seedlings planted

Growing endangered Whitebark Pine in the Bridge-Seton Watershed The objective of this project was to survey previous planting sites and to restore Whitebark Pine sites through planting. Surveyed densities identified survival rates of 55% and […]

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Photo: Kim North

Arctic Grayling abundance could be trending upwards

Studying Arctic Grayling in our Peace Region 2018 snorkeling counts of Arctic Grayling in long-term index sections of the Parsnip River Watershed were the highest on record for five of the six sites surveyed (all […]

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Photo: iStock, Pi Lens

63 projects funded in Upper Kootenay Watershed

Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP) Great news for fish and wildlife in the Upper Kootenay River Watershed: sixty-three conservation and and enhancement projects have been funded since 2014. That’s $2.9 million for 23 fish […]

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Securing conservation lands in our Coastal Region

70 ha protected in Great Bear Rainforest Salmon sanctuary protected in Great Bear Rainforest: the last unprotected private property at the mouth of the Bella Coola River has been protected by the Nature Conservancy of […]

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Bella Coola Tidal Flats Photo: Michael Wigle

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Northern Spotted Owl Webcam

Meet Chick P! Chick J has found his wings and is successfully exploring his aviary. We can now turn our attention another nest where Chick P is being fostered by Sally and Watson. Chick P […]

Provincial

63 projects funded in Upper Kootenay Watershed

Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP) Great news for fish and wildlife in the Upper Kootenay River Watershed: sixty-three conservation and and enhancement projects have been funded since 2014. That’s $2.9 million for 23 fish […]

Columbia Region

Securing conservation lands in our Coastal Region

70 ha protected in Great Bear Rainforest Salmon sanctuary protected in Great Bear Rainforest: the last unprotected private property at the mouth of the Bella Coola River has been protected by the Nature Conservancy of […]

Coastal Region

Wanted: new Peace Region board member

Wanted: new Peace Region board member The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) is looking for a new public representative to join its Board in the Peace region for a three-year term starting August 1, […]

Peace Region

Studying Northern Myotis Bats

29 bats captured In Year 1, 58,322 bat passes from 895 detector nights of recording at 28 locations were analyzed. A total of 29 bats were captured, including four Northern Myotis. VHF transmitters were affixed […]

Peace Region

1,179 potential huckleberry sites visited

Protecting grizzlies by learning more about huckleberries Predicting the location of huckleberry patches important to Grizzly Bears is key to habitat protection. In an FWCP-funded project, 1,179 potential huckleberry sites were visited—including 332 in 2019—and […]

Columbia Region

eDNA sampling expands Arctic Grayling distribution

Williston Grayling distribution: environmental DNA study II Arctic Grayling have been identified in five streams in the Williston Core Area thanks to environmental DNA (eDNA) sampling. In this FWCP-funded project, 44 samples were taken from […]

Peace Region

Conserving wildlife habitat in the Salmon River Watershed

Restoration work helps species at risk on Vancouver Island In 2015, the FWCP helped purchase 67 hectares of conservation land to complement the existing 104 hectares of the Salmon River Estuary Conservation Area. The land, […]

Coastal Region

Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP)

The Upper Kootenay Ecosystem Enhancement Plan (UKEEP) was a partnership between the FWCP and Columbia Basin Trust (The Trust) to conserve and enhance ecosystems in the Upper Kootenay River watershed, including the Koocanusa Reservoir.  The […]

Columbia Region