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Improving B.C.’s Environmental Assessment Process

Posted in Policy and Management Posted by Ian Hinkle on

RE: Call for input on BC’s Environmental Assessment process To Whom it May Concern: Watershed Watch Salmon Society strongly endorses the recommendations put forward in Mark Haddock’s 2010 report for the UVic Environmental Law Clinic. In addition, we offer the …

New study: Sea lice, sockeye salmon, and foraging competition

Posted in Uncategorized Posted by Ian Hinkle on

Watershed Watch Salmon Society assisted our partners at SFU in a new study about sea lice and Fraser River sockeye, published this week. Sean Godwin, a doctoral biology student at SFU, found that highly infected juvenile sockeye salmon were 20 …

Join us for a canoe tour of Katzie Slough in Pitt Meadows April 24th

Posted in Watershed Watch Activities Tagged , , , | Posted by Trish Hall on

Take a tour down an ancient slough with Watershed Watch and partners on Friday April 24th at 5:30pm. The Katzie Slough in Pitt Meadows, named after the Katzie Nation in whose territory it is situated, was once an important waterway …

Speak up on proposed increased fishing on endangered salmon runs

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Over-fishing of endangered wild salmon runs is being proposed in this year’s official salmon fishing plans. British Columbians overwhelmingly support sustainable fishing practices that don’t damage endangered salmon runs and Canada’s Wild Salmon Policy states that conservation of wild salmon and their habitats is …

#MyWatershedMoment in Coquitlam on April 22, 2015

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We are gearing up for our next ‪#MyWatershedMoment and we’re returning to the Coquitlam River Watershed! On Earth Day, April 22, 2015, we are partnering with the Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable and Tola Yoga and Fitness for some yoga and to …