Haida Gwaii Youth Leader Awarded Full Scholarship To Simon Fraser University

The PSF-supported Scholarship Foundation of the Pacific program empowers young students from Haida Gwaii to become leaders in their community. Haida Gwaii student and salmon volunteer Riley Dorman was named the 2024 scholarship recipient by…

Pacific Salmon Foundation Announces $1.4 million for Salmon Projects

May 16, 2024 PSF funds 113 community salmon projects, leveraging $9 million in total value for salmon. The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) has granted $1,445,226 to 113 community salmon projects —including many Indigenous-led initiatives…

The Mamalilikulla’s game plan to recover salmon populations

Sturgeon Bank — a stretch of the Fraser River delta located off the west coast of Richmond, British Columbia — has lost at least 160 hectares of tidal marsh habitat over the last three decades due to dredging, dikes, and other human interventions.

PSF applauds federal decision to assess chemical linked to coho deaths

The federal government will prioritize environmental assessment of a tire chemical linked to coho salmon deaths, an important first step towards regulating this toxin. This decision from Environment and Climate Change Canada follows a formal…

PSF Supports Surveillance of Invasive Mussels

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) has contributed $50,000 to help prevent the arrival of invasive zebra and quagga mussels and the parasite that causes whirling disease in British Columbia. The establishment of these three species in B.C.…
Juvenile Chinook salmon at a hatchery

What’s Next for B.C. Hatcheries?

PSF researchers have completed a review of Pacific salmon hatcheries in British Columbia. The first of its kind since the mid-1990s, the review led to 14 reports and several recommendations.