Author Archives: Trish Hall

Historic Coquitlam Sockeye Smolt Release Celebration

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The first of some 5,000 sockeye were released to the Coquitlam River in a special ceremony led by the Kwikwetlem First Nation on April 20, 2017. This is likely the largest release of Coquitlam sockeye in over 100 years (since sockeye …

Recommendations from the January 2017 Scientists’ Think Tank – The Protection of Pacific Wild Salmon

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In January 2017, Simon Fraser University hosted an invitational scientists’ think tank as part of their Speaking for the Salmon series. The aim of the think tank was to examine the potential risk factors to Pacific wild salmon and to …

Defend the Wild Salmon Policy

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The bureaucrats at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and their political masters are hoping that citizens like you aren’t interested in what I’m about to tell you, even though it is vital to the future of our wild salmon.  …

Overview of the 2016 Salmon Season & Outlook for 2017

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prepared by Greg Taylor, Fisheries Advisor Summary: Warm ocean conditions and variable freshwater conditions led to reduced salmon returns coastwide Reports by DFO’s Conservation and Protection Branch indicate high levels of non-compliance in several important fisheries The level of core …

We’re hiring! Job Posting for Communications Manager

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Job Posting Communications Manager (PDF of job posting available here) Date open: January 24, 2017 Closing date: Open until filled Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience. Approximate range: $45000-65000 per year, plus benefits. Job type: Full-time, one-year employment contract with …