Canada | 8000ha added to Darkwoods Conservation Area in BC

Almost 8,000 hectares of grizzly bear and wolverine habitat will be added to a conservation area in southeastern B.C. thanks to a $14.65-million investment by the federal and provincial governments.

The federal government is contributing $7 million and the province $7.65 million to add 7,900 hectares to the Darkwoods Conservation Area, located along Kootenay Lake between Nelson and Creston.

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