What we do:
The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program (FWCP) works on behalf of its Program Partners BC Hydro
, the B.C. Ministry of Environment
and Fisheries and Oceans Canada
, to conserve and enhance fish and wildlife in the Canadian portion of the Columbia River Basin. Find Out More >>
Since 1995 the FWCP has invested more than $55 million in fish and wildlife projects. Almost one-third of FWCP projects focus on species-at-risk. Our projects are delivered by FWCP, Ministry of Environment, and BC Hydro staff. We also work with a wide range of partners including First Nations, local community and environmental groups, as well as industrial partners.
Why we're here:
In 1995 the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program was established to offset the impacts resulting from construction of BC Hydro dams in the Columbia Basin. Find Out More >>