Monthly Archives: September 2013

Watershed Watch warns of risk to weak salmon stocks during pink salmon harvest in The Now article

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, commented on the risk to weak salmon stocks, especially sockeye and coho in The Tri-Cities Now article Weak salmon returns raise concerns.  He also emphasized the need for government action on Justice Cohen’s recommendations made …

Watershed Watch joins others to Stand Up for Science

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On September 16, 2013, Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, took the stage at the Vancouver Art Gallery with David Suzuki, Alexandra Morton, Tzeporah Berman, Fin Donnelly, Joe Foy, Sarah Otto, and Thomas Kerr, to Stand Up for Science and protest …

Media Advisory: Net impact—not possible to fish for pinks without harming other salmon at risk

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Vancouver — The Pacific Salmon Commission estimates that 26 million pink salmon are returning to the Fraser River this year. While these pink salmon can be fished heavily without jeopardizing future returns, the sockeye, coho, and other salmon that migrate …

Announcing Watershed Watch’s new Fraser Voice Organizer – Lina Azeez

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Watershed Watch is pleased to welcome Lina Azeez to our team as our Fraser Voice Organizer.  Lina holds a B.A in Geography and a M.A Sustainable Natural Resource Management. She has worked extensively in the lower mainland on protecting fresh …