Tree Frog Forestry News

$9.2 M for B.C. Conservation Projects Including Endangered Vancouver Island Marmot Recovery

Forest Enhancement Society of BC
June 4, 2020
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) is proud to announce $9.2 million in funding for more than 180 individual wildlife, freshwater fish, and habitat conservation projects across British Columbia this year. Through cooperation with partners such as the Forest Enhancement Society of BC, HCTF is able to support conservation organizations like the Marmot Recovery Foundation in their efforts to re-establish the critically endangered Vancouver Island marmot in Strathcona Provincial Park. Found among the subalpine meadows of Vancouver Island and nowhere else in the world, these charismatic rodents have become a symbol and rallying point for the conservation of at-risk species in BC and across Canada.

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