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Aaron Hill discusses the importance of Fraser sockeye in Maclean’s Magazine video

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Incoming Executive Director, Aaron Hill, highlights the importance of Fraser sockeye in the Maclean’s magazine video The sockeye salmon’s truly ‘life-and-death’ journey. On October 31, 2012, Justice Cohen provided 75 recommendations to protect Fraser sockeye in his final report for the …

A Dispatch from the Mount Polley Mine Disaster by Watershed Watch Ecologist, Aaron Hill

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It’s been over 2 months now since the catastrophic failure of the tailings impoundment at the Mt. Polley mine sent 25 billion litres of water and toxic tailings into Polley Lake, Hazeltine Creek, and Quesnel Lake. But it has only …

Fraser sockeye report from Watershed Watch Ecologist Aaron Hill

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The final part of the Fraser sockeye run is now entering the river. We hit the water last week with our allies at Raincoast to monitor the commercial sockeye fishery, which was supposed to close on Monday, Sept. 15th to protect endangered Interior Fraser …

Lack of action on Justice Cohen’s recommendations for sockeye conservation focus of Media Co-op article

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It is almost a year since Justice Cohen released his final recommendations after the $26 million federal inquiry into the decline of sockeye salmon in the Fraser River.  Five more deadlines came and went at the end of September, with …

Aaron Hill comments on discarded salmon in Global TV interview

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Watershed Watch Ecologist Aaron Hill comments on the waste of salmon due to improper handling in the North Coast seine fishery in the Global TV segment “Fishermen waste salmon species.” For more information on this issue see the original media …