Publications

The Protection of Pacific Wild Salmon: Understanding potential risk factors and seeking solutions – Recommendations from a think tank of scientists

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Author: SFU, Speaking for the Salmon Title: The Protection of Pacific Wild Salmon: Understanding potential risk factors and seeking solutions Date: JANUARY 26-27, 2017 Summary: INIVITATIONAL SCIENTISTS’ THINK FOLLOWED BY AN INFORMATION SESSION FOR COMMUNITY LEADERS AND POLICY/DECISION MAKERS The think …

“Business as Usual”: a critique of federal update on Cohen

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WHAT IS THE “COHEN INQUIRY”? The Cohen Inquiry was the largest investigation of wild salmon management in Canadian history, spurred by the devastating Fraser sockeye collapse in 2009. It cost taxpayers over $37 million and produced 75 recommendations widely recognized …

DFO’s proposed Siting Guidelines for salmon farms

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See DFO’s letter: Proposed Siting Guidelines See our response: Letter to DFO re Draft Siting Guidelines (Sept 15, 2015)

Fraser River Sockeye Update- Fisheries Notice

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FN0859-Salmon – Fraser River Sockeye Update – Areas 11 to 29 – August 12, 2016 (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) The Fraser River Panel met Friday, August 12th, to receive an update on the migration of the Fraser sockeye runs to …

Resource: Summary of salmon returns and major fisheries to date for BC and Alaska – July 22, 2016

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Here is a summary of salmon returns so far this year—some good, some bad, some ugly. Prepared by Watershed Watch’s Fisheries Advisor, Greg Taylor. PDF is here- Salmon Summary: July 22, 2016.