Category Archives: Watershed Watch Activities

Connected Waters Campaign Update by Lina Azeez

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As we launch into 2018, I wanted to fill you in with what’s happening on Connected Waters, our campaign to restore wild salmon habitat in the the lower Fraser. What is Connected Waters all about? The Fraser River and its …

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 …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Sophia Lynn

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We’d like to give special thanks to our long-time volunteer Sophia Lynn, and congratulate her on her new Engagement Assistant position with Watershed Watch! Growing up on the West coast, Sophia has always lived near a salmon run. Her experiences …

New reports show both impact of flood infrastructure on salmon and huge gap in oversight

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Two reports released this week bring new insight into the state of salmon habitat in the Fraser Valley. One study, by the Earth to Ocean Research Group at Simon Fraser University (SFU), used time-lapse photography to understand how current flood …

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Watershed Watch Sends Letter to Minister in Support of Fish Farm Occupations

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society sent this open letter today to Minister Dominic LeBlanc in support of the peaceful occupation of fish farms by the Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw, Namgis and Mamalilikulla First Nations in the Broughton Archipelago. Watershed Watch calls for the …