Monthly Archives: October 2017

Watershed Watch and Living Oceans Society Applaud Investigation of Provincial Fish Health Lab

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A review of the provincial Animal Health Laboratory and its fish health program is long overdue, according to Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Living Oceans Society .  While critics claim the investigation is unwarranted, Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Living …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Sophia Lynn

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We’d like to give special thanks to our long-time volunteer Sophia Lynn, and congratulate her on her new Engagement Assistant position with Watershed Watch! Growing up on the West coast, Sophia has always lived near a salmon run. Her experiences …


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 …