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Raincoast Conservation Foundation article in the Huffington Post: Salmon Management Should Include Bears, Whales and other Wildlife

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Raincoast Conservation Foundation’s Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee discuss the need for greater consideration of terrestrial wildlife in salmon management in the Huffington Post article Salmon Management Should Include Bears, Whales and other Wildlife. The article discusses a recent paper …

Cynical election-cycle spending does not undo years of deregulation, neglect, & mismanagement.

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It’s an election year, and so with the predictability of a flood tide, the federal government is now making cynical funding announcements and hoping that when it comes to their stewardship of wild Pacific salmon, British Columbians will have short …

Watershed Watch media release: New study confirms – BC salmon farms amplify sea lice; controlling lice challenging

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Dr. Martin Krkosek and Watershed Watch Salmon Society, a member of the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform, issued the media release New study confirms: BC salmon farms amplify sea lice; controlling lice challenging. This announces a new paper published this …

Vancouver Sun article: Run-of-river projects near Harrison Lake rile whitewater kayakers

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The Vancouver Sun article Run-of-river projects near Harrison Lake rile whitewater kayakers provides an overview of concerns about four proposed run-of-river hydropower projects near Harrison Lake that are currently being reviewed by the provincial environmental assessment office. The article reports …

Province of BC media release: Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization

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The Province of British Columbia media release Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization announces a second invitation for the public to provide comments on revisions to BC’s Water Act. See the media release for information on how to …