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Nechako Watershed Roundtable

Envisioning a watershed that is healthy for generations to come

The Nechako Watershed Roundtable is a collaborative initiative to protect and improve the health of the Nechako watershed for future generations. The NWR includes representation from BC First Nations, the Province of BC, local governments and other agencies and organizations having responsibilities and interests in the watershed.

Learn more about us in About the NWR.


Launch of a New Strategic Planning Process

The Nechako Watershed Roundtable (NWR) was established in October 2015, which means that 2020 is a 5-year milestone. To mark this, the Nechako Watershed Roundtable is initiating a planning process to map out its future direction.

This planning process will take place from January to June 2021.

To learn more, check out this one-page briefing Launch of Strategic Planning Process: Nechako Watershed Roundtable. Stay tuned over the next few months; the NWR will be looking for your contributions to the Roundtable's first Strategic Plan.


NWR Video Project for Youth


The Nechako Watershed Roundtable is engaging youth to participate in the production of a video that will depict the many narratives of the Nechako watershed. The film will highlight the NWR, the Nechako watershed and the communities of the Nechako watershed through the voices of youth participants. The first youth workshop for this project was held on October 17, 2020. Due to Covid-19, the project has been extended and will be unfolding over the course of 2021.

To learn more about the project or to get involved, please email .

July 2020

First Nations Representatives Needed for Core Committee

The Nechako Watershed Roundtable Core Committee has two seats open for First Nations representatives.

First Nations government candidates are nominated by their respective organizations. Candidates subsequently submit to the Nechako Watershed Roundtable an application (available from the Secretariat) and a formal letter of appointment from their organization. Current Core Committee members will decide on the approval of incoming members.

For more about the NWR Core Committee structure, function and member recruitment, see:

Scenic of the Nechako watershed

Our Vision

Social well-being supported by a vibrant economy and sustained by a healthy environment.

About the Fraser Basin Council

The Fraser Basin Council (FBC) is a charitable non-profit organization that brings people together to advance sustainability in the Fraser River Basin and throughout BC. Established in 1997, FBC is a collaboration of four orders of government (federal, provincial, local and First Nations) along with those from the private sector and civil society. We work with people in multiple sectors, helping them find collaborative solutions to today’s issues through a commitment to the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Our focus is on healthy water and watersheds, action on climate change and air quality and strong, resilient communities and regions.

FBC Project and
Partner Sites

Plug in BC:


ReTooling for Climate Change:

FBC Youth:

Climate Action Toolkit: 

Salmon-Safe BC

Contact Us

FBC has offices in Vancouver, Kamloops, Williams Lake, Quesnel and Prince George. We also have staff located in Abbotsford and Vernon.

To reach us, see FBC Offices and FBC Staff.

Our main office is:

Fraser Basin Council
1st Floor, 470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5

T: 604 488-5350
F: 604 488-5351