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Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Jackie Campbell

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Jackie Campbell’s interest in protecting wild salmon was first sparked in Sointula, a small Finnish fishing village in North Island, right beside Alert Bay. Working on prawn and salmon boats, Jackie raised her son there and considers this remote community …

Top 3 Reasons Open Net-pen Salmon Farms Threaten Wild Salmon

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This June, many provincial salmon farm tenures on B.C.’s coast are set to expire. This presents a huge opportunity for the provincial government to protect our wild salmon from Atlantic salmon farms and their diseases by simply not renewing these …

Summer Student Job Posting: GIS Technician & Field Assistant

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We are looking for someone who fits the requirements for a Canada Summer Student position with Watershed Watch as our GIS Technician and Field Assistant. Full details are below: Job Title: GIS Technician and Field Assistant Tasks and Responsibilities: The …

Flood Protection: Everyone Needs a Safe Place to Live

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We need flood protection to safeguard our homes and communities from rising water levels, but did you know that some flood protection can be damaging to wild salmon and their habitat? What are floodgates? Floodgates are typically installed where the …

Another big win for wild salmon at LMLGA!

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Wild salmon have had another major win! After receiving over 200 letters of encouragement, local governments of over 33 municipalities on the lower mainland passed a resolution to improve fish habitat impacted by flood control at the Lower Mainland Local …