Monthly Archives: April 2011

Watershed Watch and SkeenaWild poll featured in Courier-Islander article

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society and SkeenaWild Conservation Trust recently released the results from a poll that clearly shows the cultural importance of wild salmon to British Columbians.  The results are highlighted in the Courier-Islander article New poll shows British Columbians …

Watershed Watch quoted in Comox Valley Record article

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, expresses his disappointment over the number of unpaid illegal fishing fines in the Comox Valley Record article Fishery violators get away without paying fines.  The article discusses recent testimony from the Cohen Commission into …

Salmon Leaks Part 6: A Thorough Cross-examination of DFO’s Regional Director of Science—Dr. Laura Richards

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The inquiry examining the decline of Fraser River sockeye continued and heard testimony from the head of science in the Pacific Region—Dr. Laura Richards. Richards was brought back to the stand on Mar 17 to answer questions related to an …

Watershed Watch releases new Poll on Wild Salmon

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society and SkeenaWild Conservation Trust media release “Wild salmon are as culturally important to the people of British Columbia as the French language is to Quebec” to accompany a new public opinion poll on wild salmon in …

Salmon Leaks Part 5: Expert Reports on Climate Change and Habitat

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At the very least, Judge Cohen’s sockeye inquiry has proven so far to be a window into the behind the scenes workings of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. In addition, because of the requirement of witnesses to testify under oath, independent …