Author Archives: Anna Kemp

Come mapping with Jessica Weiss and Watershed Watch!

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Our Connected Waters campaign has exciting plans for the summer! In addition to our riparian restoration work, we’ll be conducting field surveys of flood infrastructure to support the mapping exercise we undertook last year. To better understand what’s going on …

A warm welcome to our summer engagement team!

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Summer is here, and we are thrilled to welcome our summer engagement team. We feel very lucky that Sarah Boutilier has returned to Watershed Watch’s Coquitlam office for the summer to resume her role as Outreach & Engagement Manager. Sarah …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Jackie Campbell

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Jackie Campbell’s interest in protecting wild salmon was first sparked in Sointula, a small Finnish fishing village in North Island, right beside Alert Bay. Working on prawn and salmon boats, Jackie raised her son there and considers this remote community …

Top 3 Reasons Open Net-pen Salmon Farms Threaten Wild Salmon

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This June, many provincial salmon farm tenures on B.C.’s coast are set to expire. This presents a huge opportunity for the provincial government to protect our wild salmon from Atlantic salmon farms and their diseases by simply not renewing these …

Flood Protection: Everyone Needs a Safe Place to Live

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We need flood protection to safeguard our homes and communities from rising water levels, but did you know that some flood protection can be damaging to wild salmon and their habitat? What are floodgates? Floodgates are typically installed where the …