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Conservation groups call on DFO to modify their fisheries in the face of extreme conditions for salmon

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Six conservation groups representing the Marine Conservation Caucus (MCC) are calling on the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to act on their own acknowledgement that river conditions for spawning salmon are unprecedented and reduced mixed stock marine fisheries are …

Lina Azeez

The Sustainable Living Leadership Program: 1,400km down the Fraser River

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A Blog Series from an expedition on the Fraser River (scroll down for earlier posts). Post #4 – July 25, 2015 – by Lina Azeez, Engagement Coordinator at Watershed Watch – Days 6, 7 and 8 in the Goat River Valley For …

Stan Proboszcz responds to fish farm expansion in B.C.

Salmon Farm Industry in B.C. Pushes To Expand – Watershed Watch Responds

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In The News: As the fish farm industry pushes to expand on the B.C. coast, the aquaculture marketing campaign has begun in earnest, dismissing concerns for wild salmon as based on “myth”.  There are eight new open-net fish farm proposals in …

Watershed Watch pulls out of NEB’s flawed review of Kinder Morgan pipeline

Posted in Conservation News, Policy and Management Posted by Ian Hinkle on

Watershed Watch Salmon Society has submitted a letter to the NEB to officially pull out of the NEB’s flawed review of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. We are categorically opposed to the approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project …

Watershed Meets with MPs

Meeting with MPs on proposed Salmon Farm expansion

Posted in Conservation News, Policy and Management Posted by Ian Hinkle on

Watershed Watch is meeting with federal MPs from all parties in B.C. to share your 500 comments opposing the new salmon farms proposed for the B.C. coast. We are also presenting them with a petition with over 2500 signatures calling …