Yearly Archives: 2017

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Our Response to September 2017 Cohen Inquiry Update

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society Responds to DFO September 28, 2017 update on Implementation of the Cohen Inquiry Recommendations What is the Cohen Inquiry? The Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River was headed by …

Local Clothing Company Donates T-shirt Sales to Watershed Watch

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“It’s time we take a stand against big business and the government and start putting our environment first,” Noel Fox, Hook and Vice founder, avid fly fisher. Hook and Vice, a local outdoor clothing company, is standing up for B.C.’s wild …

New reports show both impact of flood infrastructure on salmon and huge gap in oversight

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Two reports released this week bring new insight into the state of salmon habitat in the Fraser Valley. One study, by the Earth to Ocean Research Group at Simon Fraser University (SFU), used time-lapse photography to understand how current flood …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Julia Larsen

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We’d like to give special thanks to Julia Larsen for her incredible support this month. Julia joined us at BCIT Fair Week at the beginning of September, cheerfully fielding student’s questions and encouraging them to sign our Safe Passage and …

Local Artist Fundraising for Wild Salmon and Watershed Watch

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Local artist, Sarah Clement, is selling a limited edition print to raise funds for Watershed Watch! Sarah was the ‘artist in residence’ for the Wild About Vancouver outdoor education festival and has started a blog series called “Changemakers.” We are thrilled …