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September 22, 2010 08:14:01
Posted By Trish Hall

The Conservation and Aquaculture Coalitions for the Cohen Inquiry into the decline of Fraser sockeye have issued the media release Participants in sockeye Judicial Inquiry demanding salmon farm companies release critical disease, sea lice and stocking information.  See the media release for more information and contact information.

Categories: Conservation News
September 21, 2010 09:22:04
Posted By Trish Hall

Watershed Watch Research Associate, Trish Hall, discusses Watershed Watch’s work on the BC Water Act Modernization process and groundwater management in the Water Bucket website posting Watershed Watch Salmon Society catalyzes efforts to protect and restore BC’s wild salmon.

Categories: Conservation News
September 20, 2010 11:17:49
Posted By Trish Hall

Watershed Watch Executive Director, Craig Orr, and consultant, Linda Nowlan’s special to the Vancouver Sun We need to protect our groundwater discusses current problems with groundwater management in BC and the urgent need for a long-term, holistic approach to groundwater management.

For more information on Watershed Watch’s work to provide input on a revised BC Water Act and for a list of our groundwater publications see Watershed Watch’s Water page.

Categories: Conservation News
September 15, 2010 02:26:00
Posted By Trish Hall

Add your voice to the call for improved management of water in BC by signing the petition atwww.ourwaterbc.ca.  The province is currently working to revise its main water law, the BC Water Act, through Living Water Smart’s Water Act Modernization Process.  A Report on Engagementfrom a round of consultations carried out earlier this year was recently released.

For more information on some of the recommendations being made to improve BC’s Water Act, see the Statement of Expectations of BC NGOs for Reform of the Water Act, signed by 29 NGOs in December 2009, or the Brief on BC Water Act Reform, prepared by Watershed Watch Salmon Society, April 2010.

September 15, 2010 02:26:00
Posted By Trish Hall

Join False Creek Watershed Society and many other salmon and watershed supporters as we gather around the flagpole, read the Salmon Month Proclamation, hear some good words on salmon and rally around Sammy Sockeye as he flys the flag.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 12:00 – 1:00pm on the North side of Vancouver City Hall (one block from Canada Line – Broadway)

For more information on the Salmon Flag flying at City Hall right now seehttp://www.salmonflag.com/?page_id=19.

Also, don’t forget to check out the Lost Stream Walks for Wild Salmon Month athttp://www.falsecreekwatershed.org/events.html#salmon.

Categories: Events
September 14, 2010 11:02:21
Posted By Trish Hall

The Fresh Outlook Foundation is hosting the 2010 Building Sustainable Communities ConferenceNovember 15-18, 2010 at the Delta Grand Resort & Conference Centre, Kelowna, BC.  For details on the conference, program, speaker bios and registration details, see the above link.

September 10, 2010 11:16:20
Posted By Trish Hall

Small Steps & Big Leaps: Mobilizing Climate Action in the Thompson-Okanagan is being held September 22-23, 2010 at UBC, Okanagan, Kelowna, BC.  See the above link for more event details.  See http://climateactionthompsonokanaga.eventbrite.com/ to register for the event.

September 9, 2010 12:13:49
Posted By Trish Hall

See the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC’s website for to register your event or find an event celebrating the 30th Annual BC Rivers Day on September 26, 2010.

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