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Celebrating the Heart of the Fraser for World Rivers Day!

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society is pleased to be a partner for World Rivers Day 2019. World Rivers Day and BC Rivers Day are both celebrated on the fourth Sunday in September, falling this year on September 22.  World Rivers Day celebrates …

Out in the Field with Watershed Watch

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All this sunny weather has been perfect for relaxing at the beach, camping, and other summer adventures! Unfortunately, all this heat also lowers water levels in British Columbia’s streams, and some wild salmon are at risk of being stranded.  Armed with …

Wild fish trapped: Wild Fish Trapped: Incidental Catch in the Salmon Farming Industry

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We all know salmon farms are breeding grounds for parasites and viruses that put wild fish at risk. However, we don’t know a lot about how wild fish are actually attracted to B.C. salmon farms, or how many get trapped …

A moment to celebrate for the Heart of the Fraser!

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It’s a moment to celebrate! For the past 11 months we’ve worked with a coalition to stop the development of two islands in the Heart of the Fraser, between Hope and Mission. Yesterday, we received confirmation that the bridge development …

New Report: Federal government turning a blind eye to wild fish kills on salmon farms

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We have  just released a new report: Wild Fish Trapped: Incidental Catch in the Salmon Farming Industry  We know there’s a lot of secrecy around salmon farms, and sometimes we have to dig a little to uncover the truth. And …