Species Profile: Moose

When we think of wetland species we often think of animals such as birds, amphibians, and aquatic insects. However, wetlands are renowned for being an ecological hotspot that house a surprising list of tenants – one of them being moose. Moose (Alces alces) aren’t always thought of as a wetland species, but they’re frequently seen feeding on … Continue reading

Wetlandkeepers with a Twist of BioBlitz

It’s always a privilege to learn from passionate biologists, and we were incredibly fortunate to have nine of them attend our Wetlandkeepers course in New Denver! Since the Slocan Valley has been identified as a priority area by the Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program’s Riparian & Wetland Action Plan, it was an ideal location to host … Continue reading

Harrop Wetland: A Family Connection

The Dehnel Family in Front of the Ephemeral Harrop Wetlands

Having the blood of Ernest Harrop himself flowing through her veins, Jennifer Dehnel has a long-time connection with the Harrop area. Like a storybook romance, Jenn’s husband Kurt grew up on the opposite side of Kootenay Lake, leading to their eventual meeting in their early teens. Being in the area for most of their lives … Continue reading

Lower Mainland Wetlands Declaration

The B.C. Wildlife Federation, in conjunction with the David Suzuki Foundation, World Wildlife Fund Canada, South Coast Conservation Program, and Ducks Unlimited, are proud to announce a wetlands declaration. The partnership is committed to: Protecting 100 percent of the remaining wetlands in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland from further loss and degradation, and restore at least … Continue reading

We’re on the search for a ‘Marsh Mobile’!

Are you a generous corporation? Do you have an uncle with deep pockets or a reliable truck sitting in your front yard?  We’d like to enhance our outreach across BC and we need your help! Did you know that the BC Wildlife Federation is the largest and oldest conservation group in British Columbia? The Federation’s Wetlands … Continue reading

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