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

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SfSJan2017Recommendations-coverAuthor: 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 tank included national and international scientists and examined the status of BC wild salmon and threats and solutions to reduce risk factors, using salmon aquaculture as a case study to address the specific recommendations of the Cohen Commission and assess the current status of the implementation of the Commission recommendations and the Wild Salmon Policy. Recommendations and findings from the session were presented to community leaders and policy and decision makers directly following the think tank.