Start Planning for PCAF

  • Wednesday, 04 April 2018
It’s time to start planning your PCAF application! HCTF’s Public Conservation Assistance Fund provides small grants to individuals and organizations for conservation projects helping BC’s fish and wildlife. Projects can include activities such as wetland restoration, invasive species removal, reptile monitoring, bird banding, and bat box construction – there are all sorts of possibilities, so long as the […]
The HCTF reporting deadline is fast approaching! For information about reporting on your HCTF grant, as well as reporting templates, visit our Enhancement Project Management & Reporting page. Questions? Please contact Katelynn Schriner at Katelynn.Schriner@hctf.ca or by calling 250.940.9784.  
A preliminary list of approved 2018-19 Enhancement & Restoration projects is now available.  This list includes projects funded by HCTF’s North Island Conservation Fund and co-funded by the Forest Enhancement Society of BC.  Download the 2018-19 Preliminary Approved Projects List Projects included on this preliminary list have been approved in principle but may have reduced […]

Whirling Disease Update

  • Tuesday, 27 February 2018
Last April, HCTF, FFSBC and the Province of British Columbia provided funding to hire a coordinator to lead the province’s efforts in preventing Whirling Disease from entering BC. Stephanie Whyte and her team sampled over 880 fish in the Columbia Basin for the presence of Myxobolus cerebralis, the parasite that causes whirling disease. The fish […]
For over 30 years, HCTF has invested funds into acquiring valuable habitat in BC. To date, we’ve contributed over $20 million dollars towards the purchase of almost 140 conservation properties, helping to secure and manage approximately 23,000 hectares of valuable habitat. This year, we have developed new proposal guidelines and proponents can now request funding for […]