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Local Governments Voted Against Open Net-pen Salmon Farms at AVICC

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It’s a moment to celebrate! Local representatives from communities on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast voted NO to open net-pen fish farms and YES to protecting wild salmon. This weekend at the annual meeting of the Association of Vancouver …

SUCCESS! You helped vote out fish farms at AVICC

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You did it! Thanks to your efforts, your local representatives voted NO to open net-pen fish farms and YES to protecting wild salmon at the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities convention. This is a major win! Now these …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Jenefer Smalley

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“”If wild salmon disappear our livelihoods, iconic wildlife, and culture will change forever on this coast.” Jenefer is here to make an impact. Growing up on the west coast, and with a background in commercial and sports fishing, she knows …

A Bridge That Could Break the Heart of the Fraser

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Guest blog by Wade VanderWal The area known as the Heart of the Fraser stretches from Hope to Mission in the Fraser Valley. Also referred to as the gravel reach of the river this area provides important habitat for Pacific …

Defending our Killer Whales and Chinook Salmon

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Our southern resident killer whales, now numbered at just 76, face imminent extinction if we do not take immediate and decisive action. The fate of these whales is intricately intertwined with decisions we make on managing our Fraser chinook salmon …