Category Archives: Conservation News

B.C. Local Governments vote for wild salmon at UBCM

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It’s a moment to celebrate! Last week, at the Union of B.C. Municipalities conference in Whistler, local government representatives from all over the province passed three important resolutions for wild salmon. Resolution A2 – Protecting Local Waterways & Wild Fish …

Coquitlam River Update by Craig Orr

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Coquitlam River: Hollywood North While Vancouver may be known as Hollywood North, the title once belonged to the Coquitlam River. As many watershed residents still recall, John Wayne once regularly trekked the river, inspired by its wild salmon.  Sadly, the …

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 …

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.

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 …