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

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

Posted in Cohen Aquaculture Daily, Conservation News Filed In: | Posted by Ian Hinkle on

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 …

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

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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 …