Yearly Archives: 2012

Review of new book ‘Sturgeon Reach': New book chronicles the effects of gravel removal

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The Chilliwack Times article New book chronicles the effects of gravel removal, provides a review of the book Sturgeon Reach by Terry Glavin and Ben Parfitt. “Sturgeon Reach is a name given by some to the stretch of the river …

Totem Flyfishers media release: BCIT Instructor, Fish Conservationist Marvin Rosenau awarded 2012 Haig-Brown Conservation Award

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TOTEM FLYFISHERS P.O. BOX 4593, MAIN POST OFFICE, VANCOUVER, B. C. V6B 4A1 Media Release (PDF version) December 12, 2012 BCIT Instructor, Fish Conservationist Marvin Rosenau awarded 2012 Haig-Brown Conservation Award Burnaby, BC—The Totem Flyfishers last night awarded well-known fish …

Craig Orr comments on lack of engagement in Vancouver Sun article: No plans for formal consultation on water protection rule changes

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The Vancouver Sun reports that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has “no formal plans to consult with stakeholders on new regulations or partnerships to prevent industrial pollution after major changes to environmental protection laws were adopted last summer,” in the …

Watershed Watch quoted in Vancouver Sun article: Proposed gas pipeline may sidestep environmental review

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The Vancouver Sun article Proposed gas pipeline may sidestep environmental review reports, “TransCanada’s planned 650-kilometre natural gas pipeline to Kitimat would cross about 320 watercourses including the habitat of more than 100 species at risk, such as white sturgeon, woodland …

Tri-City News article on Watershed Watch report “B.C. must keep watch on run-of-river”

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Port Moody environmentalist Elaine Golds highlights key points from Watershed Watch’s latest report Tamed Rivers: A Guide to River Diversion Hydropower in British Columbia in her Tri-City News article B.C. must keep watch on run-of-river. In her article, Golds states, …