You don’t expect to get warm fuzzies from a project about mange, until you receive photos like this:   This little lamb is part of a herd of California bighorns were the test subjects in a project testing treatments for Psoroptes ovis, a microscopic mite that’s been causing big problems for some BC bighorns.   The first […]
Thank you to Mike Bridger and the rest of the Northeast mountain goat survey crew for sending us some great photos from their flights last summer.     Beautiful Wokkpash Lake, about 140 kilometres west of Fort Nelson:  Nanny goats and kid in the snow. Note the slanted horn on the leftmost adult.    Mountain goats on […]
A new, large-scale research project, involving multiple agencies and universities, has started to tackle one of the most pressing needs in wildlife management in British Columbia – how to understand and reverse declines of mule deer in the Southern Interior.  With contributions from Indigenous people, the public, stakeholders, and industry, this project brings together cutting-edge […]
The BC Fisher Habitat Working Group has just launched a new website to assist BC forest licensees and their contractors to identify and retain important fisher habitat.  The site allows forest practitioners to download information and tools specific to their location and operational focus. The site includes: – spatial data that lets planning foresters identify habitats and retention […]

HCTF Visits the Cariboo

As part of our evaluation program to ensure HCTF funds are benefiting fish and wildlife conservation, HCTF staff regularly visit project leaders to get an in-depth look at their projects – both on paper (financials) and on the ground. In late September HCTF staff biologist Kathryn Martell and financial officer Katelynn Sander travelled to Williams […]