HCTF Announces 2016-17 Approved Projects

 

b2ap3_thumbnail_HCTF-NEW-LOGOsmall_web.jpgHCTF is pleased to announce that 119 BC conservation projects will receive HCTF Enhancement & Restoration grants in 2016-17. In aggregate, these grants represent close to a $6 Million investment in British Columbia's fish, wildlife and habitats. 

You can view the complete 2016-17 HCTF Approved Project List here, or download one of the region-specific lists below. The lists describe the conservation projects taking place in each region, their approved grant amounts, and project leader contact information. Please note that some of our multi-region projects may also be taking place in your area: check back soon for the updated 2016-17 interactive project map.

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Vancouver Island Project List 

 

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The Provincial Government received a grant to relocate elk to areas on Vancouver Island where they had been extirpated (click on photo for larger image).

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A pair of Western bluebirds return to their nestbox. The pair are being reintroduced to the Cowichan Valley by the Garry Oak Ecosystem Recovery Team.

 

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 The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation will provide over $100,000 for bat science and stewardship projects in BC. 


 

Lower Mainland Project List


 

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Elk charge out of the truck at the release site near Chehalis, BC. This translocation was part of the Coastal Mainland Roosevelt Elk Recovery and Management Project. Photo: Dan Kriss. Click for larger image. 

 

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Above and Below: The Seymour Salmonid Society has been approved for $60K in funding for their project to restore fish passage at the site of the Seymour River rock slide. 

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Thompson-Nicola Project List


 

Kootenay Project List

 


 

Cariboo Project List

 


 

Skeena Project List


 

Peace/Omineca Project List


 

Okanagan Project List

 

 

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