Monthly Archives: October 2013

Federal Government accused of failing to act to protect sockeye salmon (summary of media coverage)

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Watershed Watch helped organize a press conference on October 30, 2013 marking a full year since Justice Bruce Cohen released the Final Report of the $26M “Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River.” Despite …

Media Conference today at 10am: One year after $26 million sockeye inquiry ended and still no government action—Experts fear government is retreating instead

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A press conference today marked a full year since Justice Bruce Cohen released the Final Report of the $26M “Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River.” Despite the impressive strength of Cohen’s findings and …

Media Release and Updated Backgrounder on Alaskan Salmon Fisheries Sustainability and Eco-certification – A Backgrounder

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Four conservation groups from two countries have joined forces to launch an official objection to the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) proposed re-certification of Alaskan salmon fisheries. Wild Fish Conservancy, from Washington State, along with the Watershed Watch Salmon Society, SkeenaWild …

Watershed Watch launches citizens’ campaign calling for action on Cohen Commission recommendations

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One year ago, after Canada spent $26 million on a strongly supported Royal Inquiry, Justice Cohen released an unprecedented 1,200-page report with 75 key recommendations to ensure sockeye salmon would continue to swim back to our province’s rivers. To date …

Volunteer Opportunity

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Watershed Watch’s Fraser Voice, in collaboration with Freshwater Alliance, is participating in a Canada-wide storymapping experience to find out what Canadians think and feel about their local waterways and other environmental issues. Find out how you can get involved! We …