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.
Improving Rainbow Trout spawning habitat at Murphy Creek Members of the Trail Wildlife Association (TWA)worked with biologists from the Okanagan Nation Alliance and other volunteers to give Murphy Creek Spawning Channel a makeover in 2018. […]
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 […]
Toadfest turned 10! Toadfest celebrated its 10th anniversary at Summit Lake Provincial Park on August 21 and 22, 2019 with 500 celebrants who learnt all about Western Toads and other species in the local area. They […]