Category Archives: Policy and Management

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 …

Defending our Killer Whales and Chinook Salmon

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Our southern resident killer whales, now numbered at just 76, face imminent extinction if we do not take immediate and decisive action. The fate of these whales is intricately intertwined with decisions we make on managing our Fraser chinook salmon …

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 …

Wanted: Your Feedback on DFO Plan for Wild Salmon

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The 2005 Wild Salmon Policy is a roadmap for restoring and maintaining healthy and diverse salmon populations and their habitats. Thanks to your letters, calls, and presence at the Wild Salmon Policy Open House in March 2017 we stopped the …