BC Hydro Environment
BC Hydro is British Columbia's largest energy provider with a mission to provide energy solutions in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. Environment plays a key role in all of our futures. BC Hydro's main focus is balancing the energy needs of British Columbians' with the preservation of the natural environment.

Peace/Williston Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program
A joint initiative between BC Hydro and BC Government, the PWFWCP enhances and protects fish and wildlife within the watersheds of the Williston and Dinosaur reservoirs.

Ministry of Water, Land & Air Protection (MWLAP)
The vision of MWLAP is to provide British Columbians with an environment that is naturally diverse and healthy and enriches people's lives.

MWLAP - Kootenay Region
The purpose of this web page is to provide an information source to the public. The Kootenay regional office is located in Nelson, BC, with a sub-regional office in Cranbrook and staff in Ministry of Forests district offices.

MWLAP - Habitat Conservation Trust Fund (HCTF)
The Habitat Conservation Trust Fund was created in 1996 by an amendment to the Wildlife Act. Each year, the Trust Fund supports over 100 projects ranging in budget from $2,000 to $200,000.

Columbia Basin Trust
The Trust works with the people of the Canadian Columbia Basin to bring social, economic and environmental benefits to the region most affected by dam construction under the Columbia River Treaty.

Ministry of Forests - Nelson Forest District
The Ministry of Forests is the steward of the timber, range and recreation resources of British Columbia's Crown forest land, which covers two-thirds of the province or about 59 million hectares).

BC Fisheries
BCF, part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, leads government's efforts to build and sustain diverse and healthy native fish populations and to develop and diversify the fisheries and aquaculture sectors.

Canada Parks Service
This website will link visitors to web pages for Mt. Revelstoke, Mt. Glacier and Kootenay National Parks in the Columbia Basin region.

The Nature Trust of British Columbia (TNT)
The Nature Trust is a charitable corporation dedicated to conserving areas of ecological significance in BC. Since 1971, TNT and its partners have acquired 14,960 ha of habitat to protect resident plant and wildlife species.

Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA)
CVWMA, an accredited international Ramsar wetland and home to 265 species of birds, is dedicated to managing a 17,000-acre natural resource for waterfowl, research, education and visitors.

Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology
Columbia Mountain Institute is a non-profit society dedicated to facilitating applied ecological research in BC's Columbia Mountains and to making this information available to managers, resource technicians, scientists, and the public.


Northwest Power Planning Council (MWPPC)
NWPPC is a compact formed by Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington to conduct electric power system planning and mitigate hydropower system impact on fish and wildlife in the US Columbia River Basin.

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) - Environment, Fish and Wildlife
BPA Environment, Fish and Wildlife manages the environmental component of BPA' s hydroelectric system in the US Columbia River Basin and implements the fish and wildlife mitigation program developed by NWPPC.


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