Salmon Habitat

Healthy, diverse salmon populations require healthy, diverse habitats. Over their lives salmon occupy many different habitats, from the streambed gravel where they emerge as fingernail-sized alevins, through riverine pools and lakes, far out into the North Pacific Ocean where they feed as adults, before returning to their natal streams to spawn. Watershed Watch helps to protect and restore salmon habitat by raising public awareness about specific threats to salmon habitat; reviewing and critiquing development proposals through the provincial and federal environmental assessment processes; and by participating in projects that aim to restore lost salmon habitat. ...Read More