HCTF project leader Michelle Evelyn looks at a new painted turtle hatchling on the Sunshine Coast.
Sunshine Coast residents are being asked to keep their eyes open for one of the most wonderful signs of spring: tiny baby turtles emerging from their underground nests. The coastal population of Western painted turtle is federally threatened and provincially red-listed and faces many threats. For over a decade, the Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project has […]
  HCTF project leader Rich Weir has been awarded the HCTF Silver Award for the Fisher Habitat Conservation Provincial Extension Program. This extension project has made great strides in increasing forest managers’ awareness of fishers and their habitat needs.   “Forest management has the single largest human-caused effect on the sustainability of fisher habitat in […]
The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation has received $2 million dollars from the Province of British Columbia to help restore caribou habitat. Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, announced the funding this morning at the BC Wildlife Federation Conference in Kamloops.  The funding is part of the Province’s comprehensive caribou […]
Kamloops — The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation has announced it will be providing approximately $7.5 million in grants this year for projects benefitting BC’s fish and wildlife. This includes projects co-funded by the Forest Enhancement Society of BC. To download a list of projects receiving HCTF grants in 2018-19, click on the link below. 2018-19 HCTF […]
There may still be snow in parts of BC, but spring GO Grant field trips are just around the corner! We’ve just awarded $75,000 in GO grants to 216 teachers in 34 different school districts to get more than 5500 BC students learning outdoors this spring. This photo was submitted to us by Amy Woodland […]