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DONATE TODAY to support independent sampling after the Mount Polley mine spill

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Independent scientists on the front lines of the Mt. Polley mining spill need your help, and every dollar you donate will go directly to monitoring the effects of the massive spill on water, sediments, and fish.  We’re coordinating with experts, …

Polley Mine Tailings Pond Breach Potentially Devastating for Salmon

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On the morning of Monday, August 4, 2014, the containment wall of a tailings pond at the Mount Polley mine ruptured spilling a vast amount of contaminated water into the river systems downstream from the mine. Unfortunately, this occurred just …

Stan Proboszcz from Watershed Watch quoted in Vancouver Sun article Final tab for Cohen Commission tops $37 million

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The price tag for the Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River has been regularly stated to be $26 million, however recent reports received after Watershed Watch and SOS Marine Conservation Foundation submitted …

Global News coverage of Watershed Watch’s new selective fishing video

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Global News’ Push for selective salmon fishing covers Watershed Watch and SkeenaWild’s new video Saving Wild Salmon by Changing the Way We Fish. The story includes an interview with Watershed Watch Ecologist, Aaron Hill.   Your browser does not support frames. Click here …

Watershed Watch and SkeenaWild launch new video: Saving Wild Salmon by Changing the Way We Fish

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Fishermen can harvest more fish from healthy salmon runs, while affording greater protection to threatened runs in BC, if consumers eat more salmon from “stock-selective” fisheries. That’s the message delivered by fishermen, First Nations, renowned chef Robert Clark, Professor John …