2021-2022 IFMP Key Planning Priorities

In preparation for development of the 2021-2022 Integrated Fisheries Management Plans for Northern and Southern BC, the DFO has released a letter intended to communicate the Department’s key planning priorities.

The letter details priorities for First Nations FSC fisheries, COSEWIC and SARA processes, the Big Bar landslide, and CSAF demonstration fisheries. For southern BC, priorities are for Southern BC Chinook, Southern Resident Killer Whales, Interior Fraser River Steelhead/Chum Management, Fraser RIver sockeye and pink salmon, and Southern BC Coho. For Northern BC, priorities are for Northern BC Coho and Skeena Chinook.