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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 …

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 …

Connected Waters Campaign Update by Lina Azeez

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As we launch into 2018, I wanted to fill you in with what’s happening on Connected Waters, our campaign to restore wild salmon habitat in the the lower Fraser. What is Connected Waters all about? The Fraser River and its …

Coquitlam River Update by Craig Orr

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Coquitlam River: Hollywood North While Vancouver may be known as Hollywood North, the title once belonged to the Coquitlam River. As many watershed residents still recall, John Wayne once regularly trekked the river, inspired by its wild salmon.  Sadly, the …