Monthly Archives: February 2019

Salmon returns and fishing in BC: Highlights from the 2018 season

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Executive Summary Overall, last year (2018) was another dismal one for B.C.’s wild salmon. All along our coast, and across the province, formerly abundant wild salmon runs came back in desperately low numbers, leading to unprecedented fishing closures. Thankfully, a …

Why We Want Action on the Water Sustainability Act

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Have you noticed hot and dry summers affecting your landscaping or your favourite park? How is your local stream doing during drought times? Is it getting too shallow, or too warm? Did you know that salmon start to suffer when …

Wild Salmon Advisory Council Ignores Science and Communities

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The provincial government’s initiative to develop a “made in B.C. wild salmon strategy,” has been a disaster. To be fair, the province has taken action on many things that will help wild salmon, like reforming the fish farm industry and …