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Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whale Action Planning process Consultations January 31, 2012 11:45:38 Posted By Trish Hall Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) invites you to participate in consultations on the development of the Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whale Action Plan. DFO is interested in your feedback as it develops and prioritizes actions in…

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Documentary: The Whale November 15, 2011 04:32:24 Posted By Trish Hall Telefilm Canada, through the Theatrical Documentary Program presents The Whale, November 18-24 at Empire Granville 7 Cinemas, 855 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC.  For complete details, visit www.thewhalemovie.com. Permalink     Comments (0)     Email to Friend Categories: Events

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DFO Seeking Input in Consideration of Listing the Darkblotched Rockfish as “Special Concern” under SARA October 12, 2011 01:38:44 Posted By Trish Hall Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is seeking input in consideration of listing the Darkblotched Rockfish as “Special Concern” under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). Darkblotched Rockfish (Sebastes crameri) has been recently…

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Comments on Canada-British Columbia Marine Protected Area Network until September 16, 2011 September 13, 2011 10:35:34 Posted By Trish Hall Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is soliciting comments on a DRAFT Canada-British Columbia Marine Protected Area Network Strategy. The consultation period for the draft Canada-BC MPA Network Strategy will run until September 16, 2011. Your…

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Watershed Watch, SkeenaWild, and Raincoast call on Fisheries Minister to address outrageous discards of north coast chum salmon August 22, 2011 03:46:42 Posted By Trish Hall Scientists from Watershed Watch Salmon Society, Raincoast Conservation Foundation andSkeenaWild Conservation Trust are calling on Fisheries Minister to address outrageous discards of north coast chum salmon after 1.37 million…

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MSC Main Assessment BC Hook & Line Spiny Dogfish Fishery July 26, 2011 10:13:00 Posted By Trish Hall From Ian Scott at Moody International: Please note that version 5 of the assessment report has been posted on the MSC web site. Following a 30 day period of comment on the Draft Report, the independent Governing…

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Watershed Watch releases Salmon Leaks – Highlights from the Cohen Inquiry April 26, 2011 01:59:32 Posted By Trish Hall Watershed Watch Salmon Society is a member of the Conservation Coalition for the Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River.  This federal inquiry was announced by the Prime Minister in…

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Climate Change and Disease Impacts Examined at Cohen Inquiry March 11, 2011 08:00:36 Posted By Trish Hall The following media stories cover recent discussions at hearing for the Cohen Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Fraser River sockeye.  The impact of climate change and disease have been key areas of focus at the hearings…

Cohen Inquiry hearings on Commercial Fishing begin today February 21, 2011 01:53:52 Posted By Trish Hall Today marked the Cohen Inquiry’s first day of hearings on commercial fishing with testimony from Gordon Curry and Brent Hargreaves http://bit.ly/gav6Zr. Permalink     Comments (0)     Email to Friend Categories: Conservation News, Events   Salmon farming industry puts wild…

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2011 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference January 24, 2011 11:41:41 Posted By Trish Hall For this and additional information, see the full 2011 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference website, formerly the Puget Sound Georgia Basin Ecosystem Conference. More information will be available over the coming weeks: Call for Sessions – read on to find out how to…

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Province of BC Invite Second Round of Comments on Water Act Modernization December 19, 2010 09:45:48 Posted By Trish Hall The Province of British Columbia media release Public Invited to Comment on Water Act Modernization announces a second invitation for the public to provide comments on revisions to BC’s Water Act.  See the media release…

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Public Presentation: The Ups and Downs of Fraser River Sockeye, 7pm, December 6, 2010 November 15, 2010 12:30:02 Posted By Trish Hall Continuing Studies in Science at Simon Fraser University is pleased to invite you to a free public presentation, “The Ups and Downs of Fraser River Sockeye” on Monday, December 6th, 2010 at 7:00…

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Proceedings from Building a Vision for Green Energy in British Columbia now available October 27, 2010 02:17:01 Posted By Trish Hall The proceedings report from the Simon Fraser University workshop Building a Vision for Green Energy in British Columbia, November 3-4, 2009 are now available. Watershed Watch Salmon Society helped organize and sponsor the event….

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Coalitions Issue Media Release re. Cohen Inquiry into Fraser sockeye 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. …

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CAAR Webinar on DFO’s Draft Pacific Regulations for Salmon Farming, August 19, 2010 August 18, 2010 10:10:54 Posted By Trish Hall When: Thursday, August 19 at 1:00 p.m. PDT What: A webinar hosted by the Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform.  CAAR has analyzed the draft regulations and is preparing formal comment. CAAR members Catherine Stewart…