Silvertip Ranch wetland restoration project

Length of Douglas Creek restored

Over 560 metres of Douglas Creek in the Bull River drainage near Fernie were restored to a functioning wetland ecosystem to support a diversity of plants and animals, including Columbia Ground Squirrels and American Badgers. Funded by the FWCP, the project transformed a hayfield into functioning creek channel and floodplain, and saw the establishment of 14 ephemeral wetland basins.

Read more: COL-F19-W-2797


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