Tag Archives: sockeye

Where to see salmon spawning

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Spawning season provides an opportunity to witness one of the truly great miracles of the natural world. We have compiled a list of some great places to view salmon spawning. Feel free to post in the comments other places to …

Coquitlam River Update by Craig Orr

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Coquitlam River: Hollywood North While Vancouver may be known as Hollywood North, the title once belonged to the Coquitlam River. As many watershed residents still recall, John Wayne once regularly trekked the river, inspired by its wild salmon.  Sadly, the …

Historic Coquitlam Sockeye Smolt Release Celebration

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The first of some 5,000 sockeye were released to the Coquitlam River in a special ceremony led by the Kwikwetlem First Nation on April 20, 2017. This is likely the largest release of Coquitlam sockeye in over 100 years (since sockeye …

Adams River Salute to the Sockeye

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This Thanksgiving weekend I am thankful for the opportunity to witness the Adams River sockeye return with my eight year old daughter. I wasn’t much older than her the first time I went to the Adams and it had a huge impact …

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 …