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Annual Report

On behalf of all whose vision, relationships, and efforts contribute to the development of the Watershed Security Fund, we are pleased to submit our first Annual Report.

Grants Working Group

The WSF Grants Working Group is comprised of a diverse group of leaders with deep experience and connection to regional watershed needs and communities in BC. Individually and collectively, the Working Group Members hold extensive knowledge relevant to addressing urgent and long-term watershed security needs across BC and are generously providing their learning and insights to support the development of an evolving innovative multi-year co-developed WSF funding program and permanent entity. We are deeply grateful for the group’s collaborative leadership and wisdom in support of our collective learning and development of a long-term BC’s Watersheds Security Fund. Grants Working Group…

Initiative to improve watershed resilience launches

May 9, 2024 | xʷməθkwəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səlilwətaɬ territories, Vancouver: The B.C. Watershed Security Fund (the Fund) is launching its first phase of support for watershed projects and initiatives to help communities respond to urgent and long-term watershed needs. The Fund’s first grant program application intake opens June 3, 2024 until June 26, 2024. A larger intake and funding stream is planned to open in late 2024/early 2025. The Real Estate Foundation of BC (REFBC) and the First Nations Water Caucus (Water Caucus) – with the First Nations Fisheries Council (FNFC) – are excited to announce this important early step…