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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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HCTF Photo Contest

Send in your photos of BC’s spectacular wildlife, fish and habitats. You could win a $500 VISA gift card


HCTF Education

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

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Freshwater Fishing Licenses

Licence sales provide funding for HCTF projects

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BCWF Wetlands Institute - Building Capacity for Restoring Wetlands
Each year, the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) hosts an intensive week of workshops led by wetland restoration experts, providing hands-on training for participants interested in constructing wetlands in their co...
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Homes for Wildlife Weekend - Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project is inviting wildlife stewards of all ages to drop by the Sechelt Legion any time between 11am and 4pm on November 14th and 15th to learn how they can help wildlife at home ...
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Meet the Moose and Frozen Frogs
As a follow-up to our last blog post about the new Ian McTaggart Cowan biography, the following video exerpts provide a glimpse into Cowan's role in promoting conservation in Canada through public television. C...
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New Biography Profiles HCTF’s Founding Chair
The following guest blog post was written by R.S. Silver, past manager of the Habitat Conservation Trust Fund. Briony Penn’s new biography, The Real Thing-The Natural History of Ian McTaggart Cowan shows Ian, ...
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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.