Tag Archives: Watershed Watch

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 …

Help open 1500 kilometres of wild salmon habitat! Send a letter today.

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Right now, millions of juvenile salmon are swimming down the Fraser River towards the ocean and they need our help. As they move downstream, they need side channels to duck into to feed and grow, and to shelter from the coming spring melt. …

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, …