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Business in Vancouver article: Federal government failing to reverse salmon decline in B.C.

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Peter Ladner provides a clear overview of the lack of government action taken on Justice Cohen’s recommendations regarding Fraser sockeye management in the Business in Vancouver article Federal government failing to reverse salmon decline in B.C. For more information on the …

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 …

Watershed Watch’s Aaron Hill discusses low number of salmon in Skeena River in Global BC interview

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In the Global BC interview Department of Fisheries concerned about low number of salmon in Skeena River Watershed Watch ecologist, Aaron Hill, comments on low returns of Skeena River sockeye and concerns that Alaskan salmon fisheries are intercepting these fish on their …

Watershed Watch’s Tamed Rivers report highlighted in Globe and Mail

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The Globe and Mail article Violations at private hydro projects going unpunished reports “None of B.C.’s 52 privately operating “run-of-river” hydroelectric projects have been fined or sanctioned by the province despite at least 700 water-use and reporting violations at 16 …

Craig Orr’s letter to the Vancouver Sun: Will hydro power projects damn B.C.’s wildlife?

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, comments on concerns of impacts to wildlife from river diversion hydropower in the letter Will hydro power projects damn B.C.’s wildlife? Orr states, “In a recent report reviewing such impacts (Tamed Rivers: A guide …