2016 CVLCF Projects Funded

Neighbourhood Invasive Plant Program – $11,000 to the East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council aims to prevent the establishment of new invasive plant species, control existing noxious and priority species and, where possible, eradicate noxious and priority invasive plants on private lands in the Columbia Valley using an integrated approach.

Reintroducing northern leopard frogs to the Columbia marshes – $29,000 to the Columbia Wetlands Stewardship Partners to re-establish self-sustaining populations of northern leopard frogs in the Columbia marshes.

Kootenay Community Bat Project – $10,000 to the Rocky Mountain Trench Natural Resources Society to promote and conserve the variety of bat species and their associated habitats that exist in the Upper Columbia Valley.

Strategic Invasive Plant Control of Leafy Spurge – $5,000 to the East Kootenay Invasive Plant Council to decrease the infestation levels of Leafy Spurge in the Upper Columbia Valley.

Water Quality and Quantity Monitoring Project – $8,500 to the Lake Windermere Ambassadors Society to undertake water quality monitoring and community water stewardship education.

Climate and Water Conservation Action Initiatives – $8,700 to Groundswell Network Society to provide measurable, achievable, actions addressing water conservation and climate change impacts.

Columbia Lake Ecosystem Monitoring and Education – $2,800 to the Columbia Lake Stewardship Society to improve our knowledge of water resources and steps we can take to protect them.