Recent Updates

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 …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Nikki Kroetsch

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We’ve had an absolute blast getting to know Nikki over the past few months. From counting returning chum in Stoney Creek to attending several community events and Wild Salmon Policy meetings, Nikki has been a steadfast volunteer. This wild salmon …

Connected Waters Campaign Update by Lina Azeez

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As we launch into 2018, I wanted to fill you in with what’s happening on Connected Waters, our campaign to restore wild salmon habitat in the the lower Fraser. What is Connected Waters all about? The Fraser River and its …

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 …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Daniel King

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Long-time Watershed Watch volunteer Daniel King recently spoke with SFU about why he strongly believes in our work to protect British Columbia’s wild salmon. “When I stumbled upon a social media post that featured a Watershed volunteer who was advocating …