FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program has closed their annual grant intake, and says they received 184 applications — equaling to requests for $7.9 million — province-wide.
In the Peace Region, the board received 39 grant applications, asking for $1.75 million in total.
“Each grant application is being reviewed by our fish and wildlife technical committees, plus our First Nations Working Group in our Peace Region,” a statement from FWCP READS.
The reviews will be handled by board members in each of the three regions — Peace, Columbia, and Coastal. Each Board will meet to discuss grant applications and make final decisions.
All the successful applicants will be notified in March.