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Celebrating the Heart of the Fraser for World Rivers Day!

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society is pleased to be a partner for World Rivers Day 2019. World Rivers Day and BC Rivers Day are both celebrated on the fourth Sunday in September, falling this year on September 22.  World Rivers Day celebrates …

Out in the Field with Watershed Watch

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All this sunny weather has been perfect for relaxing at the beach, camping, and other summer adventures! Unfortunately, all this heat also lowers water levels in British Columbia’s streams, and some wild salmon are at risk of being stranded.  Armed with …

Eagerly Awaiting the Return of the Red Fish, an interview with Craig Orr

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Dr. Craig Orr, co-founder of Watershed Watch Salmon Society, has been working closely with Kwikwetlem First Nation for nearly 16 years to return sockeye to the Coquitlam River. Coquitlam sockeye were blocked from reaching their spawning grounds when BC Hydro …

A moment to celebrate for the Heart of the Fraser!

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It’s a moment to celebrate! For the past 11 months we’ve worked with a coalition to stop the development of two islands in the Heart of the Fraser, between Hope and Mission. Yesterday, we received confirmation that the bridge development …

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 …