Category Archives: Watershed Watch Activities

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 …

New threat looms for BC’s wild salmon

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New threat looms for B.C.’s wild salmon Federal government moving to dismantle its own wild salmon protection policy March 16, 2017 (Vancouver, BC) — Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is moving ahead with a controversial plan to rewrite Canada’s Policy …

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 …

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Canadian fisheries scientist Dr. Kristi Miller-Saunders is no stranger to controversy. She was one of the first Canadian scientists to be “muzzled” because her research on fish farm diseases was deemed too sensitive by the government of the day. In …