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Connected Waters

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New research from David Scott on flood protection and fish in the lower Fraser River region- and our Connected Waters campaign- is profiled in the Vancouver Sun. Join us for a Katzie Slough canoe tour on Saturday. To learn more about our …

BC Snow Survey & Water Supply Bulletin

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“With very low snow packs in the Central Coast, Skagit, Stikine and Liard, and low snow packs in the Upper Fraser, Nechako, Skeena and Northwest the risk for low flows this summer are elevated. Elsewhere in the province, limited seasonal …

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BC’s Water Sustainability Act

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Provincial water act should do more to protect flows. OpEd by Craig Orr, Conservation advisor at Watershed Watch: Even after more than a decade, I’m still touched by a sense of wonder. Think about it: 40 people giving up three …

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In the news: fish habitat damage goes unprosecuted

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Fisheries and Oceans Canada has not laid a single charge of damaging fish habitat, despite almost 1,900 complaints nation-wide, since controversial changes to the Fisheries Act came into effect two a half years ago. Fisheries data provided at The Vancouver …

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March Snowpack Update

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B.C.’s Snow Survey & Water Supply Bulletin: March 2016. Snowpack: In general, most of the province has near normal or slightly below normal snow packs for March 1st, 2016… A south to north gradient still exists across the province, however very …