Fisheries

19/10/18
Author: 
Barry Gerding
Information booth on recreational boating survey impact on Kalamalka and Wood Lakes was one of the exhibits at the Environmental Flow Needs water management conference in Kelowna this week. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Fisheries scientist says ‘extraordinary challenges’ in water management lie ahead

Oct. 18, 2018

10/10/18
Author: 
Abby L. Schwarz

Letter of Comment to the NEB, 3 October 2018

Re: Hearing Order MH-052-2018 and File-OF-Fac-Oil-T260-2013-03-59

 

Abby L. Schwarz, Ph.D. (Biology, ret’d)

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25/09/18
Author: 
First Nations Leaders

News Release

For Immediate Release

September 24, 2018

BC First Nations call on Canada and BC for immediate action to restore and protect wild salmon populations

 

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/Vancouver: BC First Nations gathered last week at the Wild Salmon Summit in Musqueam Territory to discuss and

express continuing frustration over the federal and provincial governments’ current, inadequate strategies to protect, enhance and manage wild salmon.

 

12/09/18
Author: 
Ainslie Cruickshank

VANCOUVER—Fisheries and Oceans Canada is in Federal Court this week defending a policy that allows salmon farming companies to transfer juvenile salmon from land-based hatcheries into ocean pens without first testing for piscine reovirus or PRV.

Biologist Alexandra Morton, represented by Ecojustice, and the ‘Namgis First Nation have challenged the federal policy in separate cases that will be heard together. They argue that PVR is a “disease agent” and therefore it should be illegal for salmon carrying the virus to be transferred into the ocean.

06/09/18
Author: 
Sierra Club
from the Sierra Club:
 
Please watch, and share our recent video on ATB's (Articulated Tug Barges) (The Nathan E Stewart was one).  We are looking into these elusive petroleum product shipments more and more.  One such finding is that they do business with KinderMorgan's Westridge terminal on a regular basis.
27/08/18
Author: 
Gene McGuckin
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25/08/18
Author: 
Misty MacDuffee & Dave Scott
Photo by Michael Snyder.

Our report highlights the risks posed to wild salmon in the Lower Fraser River from a Trans Mountain pipeline or tanker spill.

Published on 

08/08/18
Author: 
Stephanie Wood 

'We’re finding that these blooms happen sporadically year-round,' says environmental specialist

 
 
Researchers collecting shellfish samples from Point Louisa, Juneau. (Lindsey Pierce)
07/08/18
Author: 
Lisa Johnson

Waters staying above 20 C for days, which causes high stress and 'pre-spawn mortality' in fish, DFO says

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