Nechako Environmental Enhancement Fund

Description: The purpose of the Nechako Environmental Enhancement Fund (NEEF) is to enhance the environment of the Nechako Watershed. As part of an agreement between the province of British Columbia and Alcan, Rio Tinto Alcan has agreed to contribute up to $50 million to the NEEF. Projects funded by the NEEF include: Nechako River Sustainability, Integrated Watershed Research in the Nechako River Basin, Biochronology of Wild-Recruited Nechako White Sturgeon and the White Sturgeon Conservation Fish Culture Program. The Management Committee posts electronic copies of communications from the consultation process in addition to routine correspondence.

Key Words: Nechako Environmental Enhancement Fund, BC government, Rio Tinto Alcan, environment, conservation, industry, watershed.

Lead Organization Nechako Environmental Enhancement Fund
Regional Focus  Bulkley-Nechako, Fraser-Fort George
Status  On-going
Website  www.neef.ca
Primary Contact  neef.ca/contact-us
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