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Restoring Habitats Close to Home

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Many of us think of wild salmon living in remote rivers and the ocean, but these remarkable fish might swim closer to your home than you may think. Right now, thousands of tiny salmon are making their journey to the ocean, through …

The Invisible Miracle

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Right now, one of the largest migrations in the animal world is happening here in B.C. While salmon are well known for their amazing journeys back to their home streams to spawn, they also start their lives with an incredible …

New Heart of the Fraser Documentary Launched!

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The eagerly anticipated Heart of the Fraser documentary launched with a free screening at BCIT’s Burnaby Campus on April 5. The screening was followed by a Q & A session with Ken Ashley, Mark Angelo, Mike Church, fishing guide Dean Werk, MP …

Red Fish Up the River… Again

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Whether you know it, or not, Coquitlam is a salmon city. The name comes from the Coast Salish language where Kwikwetlem means “red fish up the river” after the red spawning colour of sockeye salmon. Unfortunately, the very sockeye salmon …

Why We Want Action on the Water Sustainability Act

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Have you noticed hot and dry summers affecting your landscaping or your favourite park? How is your local stream doing during drought times? Is it getting too shallow, or too warm? Did you know that salmon start to suffer when …