Category Archives: Conservation News

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Talking about the Fisheries Act

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Watershed Watch just got back from another trip to Ottawa where we provided testimony to the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans. Watch the video here.

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Oceans Plan—In the news

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In the news: Aaron Hill from Watershed Watch shares his take on the feds’ oceans protection plan: “I have mixed feelings,” he said of the announcement. “We are seeing some improvements, for sure, but we’re also seeing some things we’re pretty …

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Our Rivers, Ourselves.

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The healthy trinity: watersheds, people, and salmon. (TriCity News, October 14 2016. By Craig Orr.) For many, fall evokes images of rivers teeming with salmon. In truth, it’s often painful to witness the plight of these iconic harbingers as news …

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Water Wise: Where have all the coho gone?

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Check out the new Water Wise column by Tanis Gower from Watershed Watch: (Special to The Comox Valley Record) I was born in Comox in the early ’70s, and my dad had a small boat that he used to catch our …

Notice: Fraser River fisheries closed

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The Pacific Salmon Commission has again downgraded the Fraser River sockeye salmon run size estimate. It is now well below half the preseason forecast and fisheries are closed. See the announcement from DFO here.