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 Canada. The Tidal Flats Conservation Area protects inter-tidal marshes, mudflats and tidal channels that provide valuable habitat for waterfowl, shorebirds and juvenile salmon. Upland areas of the property are forested with western red cedar and Sitka spruce.The FWCP is one of several funders of this important land purchase.
Click the links below to read Coastal Region action plans Overview: Coastal Watershed Action Plans Alouette River Watershed Action Plan Ash River Watershed Action Plan Bridge River and Seton River Watersheds Action Plan Campbell River […]
Studying summer Chinook in the Puntledge River Watershed Tissue sampling for this study began in 2013. In total, 2,889 samples were successfully genotyped. There was no significant effect (p > 0.05) of parental return time […]
Update: 12,000 m2 of salmon habitat restored at Second Island To help Chinook, Steelhead, Coho, and Chum populations, A-Tlegay Fisheries Society, in partnership with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and BC Parks, have restored a side […]