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DFO-Minister Tootoo Briefing Documents Released

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Document prepared by DFO for Minister of Fisheries Hunter Tootoo (recently released under the Access to Information Act) provide insight about how the Feds look at fisheries–from economics to conservation, aboriginal rights to aquaculture. It’s basically an introductory backgrounder on DFO, …

Our Land and Water: Negotiating a Fair Price for Water, Ecosystem Services and Human Well-being

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Author: Watershed Watch Salmon Society Date: May 2014 Summary:Today’s Landscape — Undervaluing healthy ecosystems and healthy humans You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know our planet has entered a new epoch of human impacts (dubbed the Anthropocene). If …

Video: Safeguarding Salmon Part I – Justice Cohen’s Blueprint

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The federal government announced the Cohen Inquiry to examine the declining sockeye salmon stocks in the Fraser River so that a plan could be developed to protect salmon into the future. The $26 million Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the …

Video: Interview with Watershed Watch’s Craig Orr and Stan Proboszcz

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, and Fisheries Biologist, Stan Proboszcz, discuss Watershed Watch’s activities and areas of focus as well as key threats facing BC’s wild salmon and what the public can do to help in this interview.  

Fraser Basin LiveMap: An Interactive Salmon and Water Atlas

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Link: Fraser Basin LiveMap: An Interactive Salmon and Water Atlas Summary: This web-based mapping tool allows users to explore the water and salmon of the Fraser River watershed using a cutting-edge data visualization platform. The Fraser, BC’s largest salmon-bearing watershed, …