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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 …

Campaign Update: Water for Fish

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Our warming climate is already contributing to increasingly hotter summers, more extreme drought and low water levels in rivers and streams where salmon live. Watershed Watch’s Water for Fish campaign centers around effective implementation of B.C.’s Water Sustainability Act (WSA). …

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 …

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 …

Flood Protection: Everyone Needs a Safe Place to Live

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We need flood protection to safeguard our homes and communities from rising water levels, but did you know that some flood protection can be damaging to wild salmon and their habitat? What are floodgates? Floodgates are typically installed where the …