Chinook and chum salmon (credit: Tavish Campbell)

DFO science advice processes need overhaul, say scientists

July 31, 2023 Canada needs an independent scientific body to provide strengthened fisheries science advice that can help Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) fulfill its legal duty to protect and conserve fish for Canadians, according to a peer-reviewed…

B.C. forecasts provincial drought this summer. How can we help salmon survive?

As the province warns of “long-term, significant drought” this summer, impacts on salmon are imminent. While those exact impacts are to be determined, PSF and partners seek innovative, cost-effective solutions to help salmon adapt.

Where’s Wilbur?

Keep watch for the little boat this summer.  Wilbur, a 16 ft C-Dory, works with the Pacific Salmon Foundation's Marine Science Program to map the shoreline along the east coast of Vancouver Island. The program aims to study environmental…

Community Bursary Spotlight: Kate J. Mussett

The Pacific Salmon Foundation awards annual Stewardship Community Bursaries to students in B.C. and the Yukon who are dedicated to the conservation and restoration of Pacific salmon. The $2,500 bursaries aim to reduce financial barriers for students passionate about aquatic stewardship. The program is open to full-time students in good standing in at least the second year of a post-secondary program that leads to a career related to Pacific salmon.


Call for artists! You are invited to enter the 2024/2025 Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition, conducted by the Pacific Salmon Foundation. This year marks the 36th annual Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition and the winning image…