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 […]

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Conservation land acquired at Morrison Creek

Conserving wildlife habitat in the Puntledge River Watershed A 55-acre parcel of land has been protected within the headwaters of Morrison Creek, which Fisheries and Oceans Canada considers the best salmon-producing river of its size […]

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New program manager announced

Meet Monique Stevenson The recruitment process for a new program manager for the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) has concluded, and effective Monday, December 7, 2020, Monique Stevenson will take on this role. She […]

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Arctic Grayling abundance could be trending upwards

Studying Arctic Grayling in our Peace Region 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. This project […]

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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 […]

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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

Annual Reports

2019-2020 Annual Reports Coastal Region Annual Report PDF  or Interactive Annual Report Columbia Region Annual Report PDF or Interactive Annual Report Peace Region Annual Report PDF or Interactive Annual Report 2018-2019 Annual Reports Coastal Region […]

Coastal 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

200 bats inoculated

Developing and evaluating bat mitigation strategies About 200 bats in a Stave Lake colony have been successfully inoculated against white-nose syndrome—a disease causing mass die-offs in bat populations—through an innovative project by the Wildlife Conservation […]

Coastal Region

You’re invited: caribou recovery presentation

UNBC public presentation: navigating the uncertain and difficult road to restoration and recovery of Klinse-Za caribou Guest presenter: Dr. Scott McNay Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Time: 12:00 p.m. (PST) Location: (online) unbc.ca/nres-institute/colloquium-webcasts 2020-2021 colloquium […]

Peace Region

14 kms of stream habitat assessed for fish passage

Improving fish passage in our Peace Region More than 14 linear kilometres of stream habitat have been assessed in the Parsnip River Watershed near Mackenzie. The assessments were carried out over 17 separate streams above […]

Peace Region