Watching out for BC’s Wild Salmon

Our focus is to elevate the dialogue surrounding wild salmon and to improve our chances of saving them.

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    Another busy year

    Learn more about Watershed Watch in our Annual Report. We are advocates for B.C.’s wild salmon and the waters in which they swim- working to protect these icons of the west coast since 1998.

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    We need your help!

    You can make a difference this year– DONATE. The more of us that get involved, the better off our wild salmon will be.    

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

    Industry pushes to expand fish farms

    Industry pushes to expand open-net salmon farms on the B.C. coast, dismissing critics and concern for wild salmon.

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  • Lina Azeez

    1400km on the Fraser River

    Lina Azeez from Watershed Watch joins the Sustainable Living Leadership program in an expedition running the length of the Fraser River. Follow her adventure.

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  • Feds unmuzzle the scientists!

    Ottawa un-muzzling the scientists

    With a new government and newly installed cabinet, Canada took steps to unmuzzle the scientists. We received word that DFO scientists are now  at liberty to answer questions from all media about their work, without requiring advance clearance. Watershed Watch applauds this quick move, …

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  • Photo by Tavish Campbell

    Weekly Salmon News Summary

    Check out our weekly update- a curated summary from Watershed Watch of stories in the news about Pacific Salmon, aquaculture, and related issues.

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Latest Updates

Update: Preliminary 2016 Salmon Outlook

Yesterday we attended the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ “Preliminary 2016 Salmon Outlook” for BC. Here’s what we heard: Overall, it is a mixed bag, although the prospects have worsened for more stocks (19 of them) than for those which …

November 26, 2015

Budget cuts at DFO have led to lack of transparency

Conservationists sound off on growing privatization of fisheries management.   Aaron Hill, Executive Director of Watershed Watch Salmon Society, discusses the lack of transparency at DFO when violations come to light. When Hill continued pressing the department, he said the response he got …

November 16, 2015
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