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November 24, 2009 03:54:40
Posted By Trish Hall

For a list of upcoming consultations with DFO see the Fisheries and Oceans Canada Consultationswebsite.

November 24, 2009 03:20:04
Posted By Trish Hall

The 8th International Sea Lice Conference is being held in Victoria, BC May 9-12, 2010.  Abstract submission deadline is January 8, 2010.  A Mathematical Modelling Symposium and Workshop is being held on May 12-13, 2010 as well.  See the links above for more information and details on registration.

Categories: Events
November 23, 2009 05:14:20
Posted By Trish Hall

A Washington issue that may be of interest to those working on BC rockfish conservation.  The Wild Fish Conservancy has released an action alert asking people to show support for Puget Sound Rockfish and Marine Protected Areas.  The public comment period ends at 5pm on January 4, 2010.  For more information see Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife’s Rockfish Conservationwebsite.

Categories: Conservation News
November 23, 2009 05:06:23
Posted By Trish Hall

See Dogwood Initiative’s website for details on recent word that oil companies are on the verge of signing a deal with Enbridge that would make oil tankers on BC’s coast a reality.  The website includes a letter-action page where people can get on record with their concerns.  Also see the Globe and Mail article Pipeline to West Coast gains backing where you can make a comment.

Categories: Take Action
November 19, 2009 02:57:46
Posted By Trish Hall

Nominations have been put forward for the fishery assessment team that will be responsible for assessing the BC spiny dogfish fishery against the Marine Stewardship Council standard.  Any stakeholder wishing to provide comments on the suitability or otherwise of any of the nominees is invited to contact Steve Devitt no later than 5pm GMT, 25th November 2009. To download this announcement, please follow this link.

Categories: Conservation News
November 18, 2009 04:43:24
Posted By Trish Hall

This Blog will be used to communicate news, updates on MCC activities and opportunities for consultation with Fisheries and Oceans Canada.  Since our successful workshop in November 2008, the MCC has been looking for ways to increase communication with the broader conservation community and we would appreciate your input and suggestions.  Contact Trish Hall, MCC Secretariat at hall@watershed-watch.org for more information.

Categories: MCC Activities

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