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Totem Flyfishers award the 2010 Haig-Brown Conservation Award to Dr. Patricia Gallaugher

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The media release SFU’s Dr. Patricia Gallaugher Awarded 2010 Haig-Brown Conservation Award announces that the Totem Flyfishers, Vancouver’s oldest fly fishing club, last night awarded Simon Fraser University’s Dr. Patricia Gallaugher the 2010 Haig-Brown Conservation Award. Dr. Gallaugher, a fish physiologist …

Public comment period on the recommendation of Marine Stewardship Council ecocertification for BC’s commercial pink salmon fisheries open until January 20, 2011

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Moody International Inc. has recommended to the UK-based Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) that BC’s commercial pink salmon fisheries be certified as sustainably managed, so they can carry the MSC’s blue ecologo. The draft public report (3.5 MB) is available here, …

Watershed Watch discusses groundwater in Vancouver Sun article: ‘Urgent action’ needed to protect B.C.’s groundwater: report

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Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, discusses the need for better management of BC’s groundwater in the Vancouver Sun article ‘Urgent action’ needed to protect BC’s groundwater: report. For more information on groundwater and water management see Watershed Watch’s Water …

Media release from historic alliance of Indigenous Nations that have come together to protect the Fraser River watershed from proposed Enbridge pipeline

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A media release and declaration have been issued from a historic alliance of 61 Indigenous Nations that have come together to protect the Fraser River watershed and to declare their opposition to the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. See the …