Tag Archives: Habitat

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 …

Wild Salmon Advisory Council Ignores Science and Communities

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The provincial government’s initiative to develop a “made in B.C. wild salmon strategy,” has been a disaster. To be fair, the province has taken action on many things that will help wild salmon, like reforming the fish farm industry and …

Beach Clean-ups Keep Plastic Off Our Plates

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Ellika, our engagement coordinator, and a team of volunteers donned their ugliest Christmas sweaters to help clean up garbage at English Bay in partnership with Surfrider Foundation over the holidays. In just a couple hours, they collected 4600 cigarette butts, …

This Waterway Is Not A Ditch

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Last year, I joined Watershed Watch for a canoe tour and garbage clean-up on the Katzie Slough in Pitt Meadows. I live in Coquitlam, and while I had heard about the Katzie Slough over the years, I had never visited …

Help Defend the Heart of the Fraser

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Are you familiar with the area known as the Heart of the Fraser? The Heart of the Fraser, the stretch of the Fraser between Mission and Hope, is critical to the survival of Fraser River salmon stocks. Its gravel reaches …