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Salmon News Summary – August 25, 2016

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TOP 10 SALMON NEWS STORIES Fraser River sockeye salmon at lowest numbers since records began in 1893, (Georgia Straight, Aug 22 2016) The number of sockeye salmon returning to the Fraser River is expected to hit a record low this summer. …

“Business as Usual”: a critique of federal update on Cohen

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WHAT IS THE “COHEN INQUIRY”? The Cohen Inquiry was the largest investigation of wild salmon management in Canadian history, spurred by the devastating Fraser sockeye collapse in 2009. It cost taxpayers over $37 million and produced 75 recommendations widely recognized …

DFO’s proposed Siting Guidelines for salmon farms

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See DFO’s letter: Proposed Siting Guidelines See our response: Letter to DFO re Draft Siting Guidelines (Sept 15, 2015)

Fraser River Sockeye Update- Fisheries Notice

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FN0859-Salmon – Fraser River Sockeye Update – Areas 11 to 29 – August 12, 2016 (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) The Fraser River Panel met Friday, August 12th, to receive an update on the migration of the Fraser sockeye runs to …

Resource: Summary of salmon returns and major fisheries to date for BC and Alaska – July 22, 2016

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Here is a summary of salmon returns so far this year—some good, some bad, some ugly. Prepared by Watershed Watch’s Fisheries Advisor, Greg Taylor. PDF is here- Salmon Summary: July 22, 2016.