Monthly Archives: July 2013

Watershed Watch’s Aaron Hill discusses low number of salmon in Skeena River in Global BC interview

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In the Global BC interview Department of Fisheries concerned about low number of salmon in Skeena River Watershed Watch ecologist, Aaron Hill, comments on low returns of Skeena River sockeye and concerns that Alaskan salmon fisheries are intercepting these fish on their …

Media Release – Skeena sockeye collapse: BC fisheries closed while Alaskans keep fishing

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BC conservationists challenge Alaskans to put sustainability first Vancouver, July 17, 2013 – Skeena River sockeye salmon are returning in desperately low numbers this summer, causing concern among conservationists for the future of one of BC’s largest and most diverse salmon …

New paper: Norwegian virus devastating to farmed salmon spreads to Canada and Chile

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The press release Norwegian virus devastating to farmed salmon spreads to Canada and Chile announces that “The first scientific publication on the occurrence of piscine reovirus outside of Norway was published on July 11 in Virology Journal. The report, Whole-genome analysis …

Watershed Watch profiled in Globe and Mail article: B.C. water activist shifting tactics in battle with government

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Globe and Mail journalist Mark Hume profiles Watershed Watch and Executive Director, Craig Orr, in the article B.C. water activist shifting tactics in battle with government.  “Watershed Watch will put an increasing emphasis on community outreach and on working with industry, …