Monthly Archives: July 2012

Watershed Watch submits comments to EAO on Upper Lillooet hydro project

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Watershed Watch has submitted a letter to the Environmental Assessment Office containing comments regarding the Application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the Upper Lillooet Hydro Project.  The letter provides an overview of concerns related to low instream flows, migration …

Grant spurs Coquitlam River roundtable

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The Tri-City News article Grant spurs Coquitlam River roundtable reports a “new co-ordinator has been hired to steer the Coquitlam River Watershed Roundtable, a multi-stakeholder effort to promote sustainable, healthy watersheds in the region.” Watershed Watch is an active partner …

Media Release: Virus discovered in Cultus Lake sport fish

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A Simon Fraser University fish-population statistician, working in collaboration with non-government organization scientists, has uncovered evidence of a potentially deadly virus in a freshwater sport fish in B.C. SFU professor Rick Routledge and Stan Proboszcz, a fisheries biologist at the …

Watershed Watch Releases Report on Cohen Inquiry Highlights

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Although it’s not light summer reading, those compelled by the story of the present plight and future prospects of Fraser Sockeye may still be interested in perusing Watershed Watch’s  “Cliff’s Notes” version of key evidence and testimony from the ongoing …

New study indicates decreasing sockeye productivity

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The study A widespread decrease in productivity of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) populations in western North America published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences analysed “64 stocks of sockeye salmon from British Columbia, Washington, and Alaska to …