VICTORIA – To get more students out of the classroom and into the great outdoors, BC Parks is contributing $30,000 from the sales of specialty licence plates to the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation’s (HCTF) GO Grants Program. “By supporting the GO Grants Program, we are giving youth a chance to experience nature and gain […]

  HCTF has just approved grants for 21 community conservation projects under our PCAF program. PCAF (Public Conservation Assistance Fund) provides grants of up to $10,000 for BC fish and wildlife conservation projects with a strong volunteer component. The following projects will receive PCAF grants this year:   Project Name Sponsor Project Description Moberly Lake […]

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 […]

By Kathryn Martell and Christina Waddle Project evaluation is a core component of HCTF’s grant programs. In addition to a thorough review of proposals and project reports, we conduct more in-depth evaluations of several projects each year. This assessment combines a detailed review of both financial and biological components of a project, ranging from questions […]

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 […]