Wed, 22 Apr 2015

HCTF Announces 2015-16 Approved Projects

b2ap3_thumbnail_HCTF-NEW-LOGOsmall_web.jpgWe are pleased to announce that 119 BC fish and wildlife projects will receive HCTF Enhancement & Restoration grants in 2015-16, totalling over $6.5 million dollars in funding.

You can view the complete 2015-16 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 2015-16 interactive project map.

(Click on any of the photo thumbnails below to display a larger image)



Multi-Region Project List


Vancouver Island Project List


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.


The British Columbia Conservation Foundation received a grant to monitor summer Steelhead migration in the Loup Falls Bypass Channel on Gordon River (click on photo for larger image).



Lower Mainland Project List


Thompson-Nicola Project List


Kootenay Project List


Ministry of Environment staff member Mike Gall looks out on some of the restoration work completed at Premier Lake Park as part of the East Kootenay Grassland Ecosystem Restoration program. HCTF has provided financial support for this program since 2002 (click on photo for larger image).



Cariboo Project List


A buoy marks the location of an acoustic receiver in Quesnel Lake as part of project 5-271, Quesnel Lake Angler Exploitation Study.


Skeena Project List


Peace/Omineca Project List


Okanagan Project List


A volunteer assesses a badger burrow at the Princeton Golf Club as part of a project to promote habitat stewardship in the Okanagan Basin. HCTF has supported this program led by the Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society for almost 20 years (click on photo for larger image).