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Apply now: join our Peace Region board! We’re looking for a new public member to join our Peace Region board for a three-year term starting as early as September 2023. Board members share in decision-making […]

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Project Lists

2023-2024 fish and wildlife project lists In 2023–2024, our regional boards approved ~$10.2 million for 89 fish and wildlife projects. Our Coastal Region board approved 28 projects, our Columbia Region approved 33 projects, and our […]

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Kus-kus-sum River Photo: Kaylee Duckmanton

7 new receiver stations installed

Motus Wildlife Tracking System: Peace Basin expansion Data collection about birds and bats in the Peace Region got a boost from seven new receiver stations detecting birds and bats affixed with radio transmitters. A better […]

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Photo: Cori Lausen

4,700 salmon carcasses added to Puntledge River Watershed

Adding nutrients to the Puntledge River Watershed 4,700 chum salmon carcasses from the Puntledge River Hatchery have been added to the upper Puntledge River Watershed with funding from the FWCP. The carcasses will introduce essential […]

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Photo: Courtenay and District Fish and Game Protective Association

Over 13 ha of bighorn sheep habitat treated for invasives in the East Kootenay

Invasive Plant Management on Bighorn Sheep Winter Ranges 13.57 ha of bighorn sheep habitat in Bull River, Wigwam Flats, and Columbia Lake East were treated for invasives, including 400 kg of fertilizer applied to 4.9 […]

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Photo: Teske-Phillips

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Info kits for grant recipients

Info kit: next steps for approved grant recipients If your fall 2022 grant application is approved for 2023-2024 by our regional boards, read our info kit about next steps for approved grant recipients. See our […]

Provincial

Annual Newsletter

FWCP Newsletter 2022 FWCP Newsletter 2021 FWCP Newsletter 2020 FWCP Newsletter 2019 FWCP Newsletter 2018 FWCP Newsletter 2017 FWCP Newsletter 2015  FWCP Newsletter 2014 

Provincial

Four wetlands assessed

Identifying opportunities for wetland restoration Four wetlands in the Finlay Reach of the Williston Reservoir have been assessed to help understand the distribution of wetlands prior to inundation and identify potential restoration options. At three […]

Peace Region

Restoration of Kus-kus-sum conservation land continues

Restoring riparian habitat in the Puntledge River Watershed A building covering 233 m2 was demolished and 117 m2 of concrete was removed from the former sawmill site. An updated restoration design was completed, alongside a […]

Coastal Region

5,700 whitebark pine seedlings planted

Supporting endangered East Kootenay Whitebark Pine More than 5,700 whitebark pine seedlings were planted near Boswell, Kimberley, and the Kootenay Pass between Salmo and Creston. Whitebark pine is a endangered and keystone species in high-elevation […]

Columbia Region

Annual Reports

2021-2022 Annual Reports Coastal Region Annual Report Columbia Region Annual Report Peace Region Annual Report 2020-2021 Annual Reports Coastal Region Annual Report Columbia Region Annual Report Peace Region Annual Report 2019-2020 Annual Reports Coastal Region […]

Provincial

Over 4,000 Chinook fry collected

Portage Creek Chinook Conservation Enhancement In 2020, six females from the declining Portage Creek Chinook population and 11 males were spawned, resulting in an egg take of 27,020, and about 4,000 offspring were safely released […]

Coastal Region