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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…

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Fraser River Sockeye Certified by MSC July 30, 2010 04:43:20 Posted By Trish Hall Watershed Watch Salmon Society, SkeenaWild Conservation Trust and the David Suzuki Foundation have voiced their concern over the recent certification of Fraser River sockeye by the Marine Stewardship Council.  See the following media releases and associated backgrounders for more information: Conservation…

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DFO’s Pacific Region Cold-Water Coral and Sponge Conservation Strategy June 22, 2011 09:36:48 Posted By Trish Hall Fisheries and Oceans Canada has released their Pacific Region Cold-Water Coral and Sponge Conservation Strategy. The goal of the strategy is to “conserve the health and integrity of Canada’s Pacific Ocean cold-water coral and sponge species, communities and…

MCC Salmon Committee Letter Regarding Late Run Sockeye

MCC Salmon Committee Letter Regarding Late Run Sockeye June 20, 2010 11:03:19 Posted By Trish Hall The MCC Salmon Committee submitted a Letter to Barry Rosenberger regarding pre-season management adjustment applied to late run sockeye to address concerns about opening fisheries prior to establishing a Total Allowable Catch (TAC) using defensible in-season run size estimates. …

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Proposed Grey Whale Management Plan posted on SARA Public Registry April 16, 2010 12:53:23 Posted By Trish Hall The Proposed Management Plan for the Eastern Pacific Grey Whale has been posted on the Species at Risk Public Registry for its 60-day comment period. Please note that the comment period ends on June 14, 2010.  The…

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Get Out Migration, Broughton Archipelago to Victoria, April 22-May 9, 2010 March 24, 2010 04:27:06 Posted By Trish Hall Alexandra Morton and Salmon Are Sacred are organizing an epic coastal walk and rally. Bringing communities together in a spring migration to remember. Folks will be walking in from the coast and the interior of BC…

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Deadline for applications for standing for the Cohen Commission has been extended February 23, 2010 09:24:39 Posted By Trish Hall Owing to a late placement of the notification ad, the closing date for applications for standing for the Cohen Commission has been changed to 4:00pm, March 10, 2010. The date for hearings has also been…

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Draft Pacific Region Cold-Water Coral and Sponge Conservation Strategy January 20, 2010 03:40:00 Posted By Trish Hall Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is soliciting comments on a draft Pacific Region Cold-water Coral and Sponge Conservation Strategy. A copy is available at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/consultation/oceans/index-eng.htm. The draft strategy is the product of comments and edits received during 2…

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SARA Consultations for Basking Shark, Misty Lake Sticklebacks, and West Slope Cutthroat Trout December 16, 2009 03:10:13 Posted By Trish Hall You have an opportunity to provide comments and feedback regarding protection of Basking Shark, Misty Lake Sticklebacks, and West Slope Cutthroat Trout under Canada’sSpecies at Risk Act (SARA).  The public comment period ends January…

DFO Consultations Website

DFO Consultations Website 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. Permalink     Comments (0)     Email to Friend Categories: Consultation Opportunities Sea Lice Conference, May 9-12, 2010, Victoria BC November 24, 2009 03:20:04 Posted By Trish Hall The 8th…