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Accomplishments

For more than 25 years, the Fraser Basin Council has delivered a range of initiatives, to advance community sustainability planning, disaster risk reduction, climate change mitigation and adaptation (including for cleaner transportation and housing), sustainability education and indicators and much more. We are inspired to work with BC communities and organizations that are advancing sustainability through collaborative action.

Here are examples of our work:

  • Thompson Flood Projects (Thompson)
  • BC Flood Investigations in Support of a BC Flood Strategy (BC-wide)
  • Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy, Phase 2 (GVSS-Fraser Valley)
  • Other BC Flood Work: Orphan Dikes Assessment and Geotechnical Investigations to Assess Seismic
    Vulnerability of Dikes (BC wide)
  • Plug in BC electric vehicle education, support and incentives (BC wide)
  • Clean BC Go Electric Fleets Program (BC wide)
  • Emotive – The Electric Vehicle Experience (BC wide)
  • Northeast BC Climate Resilience Network (Northeast BC)
  • BC Climate Risk Network (BC wide)
  • First Nations Home EnergySave (BC wide)
  • Co-Creating a Sustainable BC (BC wide)
  • Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health (BC wide)
  • Prince George Air Improvement Roundtable (Northern Interior)
  • PG Ambient Air Monitoring Network (Northern Interior)
  • Woodstove Education (Northern Interior)
  • North Central Local Government Association (Northern Interior)
  • Kamloops Air Quality Roundtable (Thompson)
  • Shuswap Watershed Council (Thompson)
  • Nicola Basin (Thompson)
  • Cultus Lake (Fraser Valley)
  • Nechako Watershed Roundtable (Northern Interior)
  • Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative (Southeastern BC)
  • Shared Waters Alliance (GVSS)
  • Fraser Valley Illegal Dumping Alliance (Fraser Valley)
  • Canadian Heritage Rivers Program, annual and 10-Year Monitoring reports + educational story aps (Fraser Basin)
  • Salmon-Safe BC (BC wide)
  • BC Wildlife and Habitat Forums (BC wide)
  • Sea to Sky Visitor Use Management Planning (GVSS)
  • Grasslands/ Rangelands projects (Cariboo-Chilcotin)
  • Community Wildfire Roundtables (Cariboo-Chilcotin and Thompson)
  • Tsilhqot’in National Government-Province of BC Agreement (Cariboo-Chilcotin)
  • ECHO program: Southern Resident Killer Whales and Shipping (GVSS)
  • Shuswap Regional Trails Strategy (Thompson)
  • BC Climate Action Toolkit (BC wide)
  • ReTooling for Climate Change (BC wide)

 

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:
www.pluginbc.ca

Emotive:
www.emotivebc.ca

ReTooling for Climate Change:
www.retooling.ca

FBC Youth:
fbcyouthprogram.ca

Climate Action Toolkit:
www.toolkit.bc.ca 

Salmon-Safe BC
www.salmonsafe.ca

Contact Us

FBC has offices in Vancouver, Kamloops, Williams Lake 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
E: 

We are grateful at the Fraser Basin Council Society to live and work on the unceded ancestral
territories of the Indigenous Nations of British Columbia.