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Investing for the future of British Columbia’s fish, wildlife, and their habitats

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HCTF provides grants for fish and wildlife conservation projects across BC

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Delivers environmental education programming, grants and special projects province-wide

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7 Steps to Managing Bats in Buildings
Bats provide benefits to both people and ecosystems, but not everyone is keen on sharing their living space with them. The BC Community Bat Project has produced a guide to managing bats in buildings, using tech...
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The Secret Lives of Bluebirds
Summer’s in full swing, and so is the field season for many of HCTF’s grant recipients. Among these is the Garry Oak Ecosystems Recovery Team (GOERT) and their “Bring Back the Bluebirds” project. The project is...
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Wetlands Institute Coming to the Okanagan
The BC Wildlife Federation's Wetlands Institute is coming to Kelowna and Vernon Sept 28th - October 4th. The Wetlands Institute is a 7-day environmental stewardship workshop that educates participants about wet...
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Sturgeon Handling Video Debut
The Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society (FRSCS) has just released a new online video tutorial designed to educate anglers on how to fish for and handle sturgeon in ways that minimizes stress on the anima...
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For 2015-16, HCTF approved $6.5 Million in grants for projects benefitting fish, wildlife and habitats. Find out where we’re making a difference in BC>>


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Thank you to the anglers, hunters, trappers and guide outfitters of British Columbia, whose contribution to conservation in this province will ensure that its spectacular wildlife and habitats are enjoyed and appreciated by generations to come.