Hoodoos – Columbia Wetlands – 2022

The Nature Trust of BC: This 57-hectare (143-acre) property is adjacent to The Nature Trust of BC’s Hoodoos Conservation Complex, and a portion of the Columbia Wetlands Wildlife Management Area.

Rixen Creek – 2020

The Nature Trust of BC: Located within the West Kootenay dry warm Interior Cedar Hemlock biogeoclimatic zone, the 32-hectare (80-acre) Rixen Creek property has a mix of habitat types including forest, meadow and riparian, which occur among varied elevations, slopes and aspects.

Kootenay River Ranch Expansion – 2020

Nature Conservancy of Canada: The acquisition of two more land parcels along the Kootenay River valley bottom means 260 hectares (637 acres) more habitat for American Badgers, Grizzly and Black Bears and a variety of ungulates.

Next Creek – 2019

Nature Conservancy of Canada: This large land acquisition (7,881 hectares/19,474 acres) grows the size of the Darkwoods Conservation Area by 14% and protects the ecological integrity of a conservation network that has national and international significance and protects habitat of wide-ranging species like grizzly bear and wolverine.

Columbia River Wetlands – Edgewater – 2019

The Nature Trust of BC: Located north of Radium Hot Springs, these conservation lands cover 171.5 hectares (423 acres) and feature outstanding habitat and connectivity for Grizzly Bears and American Badgers. They also provide winter range for Elk, Mule Deer, White-tailed Deer and Moose.

Morrissey Meadows – 2018

Nature Conservancy of Canada: This 43-hectare (106 acres) property is located near Fernie, B.C. in the Elk River Valley. This property provides a high ecological value wildlife corridor including linkage to existing protected areas.

Bull River Grassland Corridor – 2017

The Nature Trust of BC: This property is located near the community of Bull River and is part of the Bull River complex of provincial and Nature Trust of BC conservation lands. The addition of this 67.7-hectare (168-acre) property secures important habitat for species at risk, ungulate winter range, and dry grassland ecosystems.

Meadow Creek South – 2017

The Nature Trust of BC: This property, located near the community of Meadow Creek, is in the heart of a riparian complex comprised of beaver ponds and wetlands.

SRL-K2 Ranch Conservation Project – 2015

Nature Conservancy of Canada: Located in the Upper Columbia Valley, approximately 12 kilometres south of Invermere, the SRL-K2 Ranch Conservation Project protects 4,529 hectares (11,190 acres) of mixed forest and grassland on the west side of Windermere Lake.

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