New Wildfire Playbook promotes salmon recovery in post-blaze strategy

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PSF’s new Wildfire Playbook is a first to offer solutions to help salmon and their habitats recover after wildfires burn in salmon-bearing watersheds. June 25, 2024 Vancouver, B.C. – As wildfires in British Columbia grow larger and more…

Statement: Open-Net Pen Aquaculture Transition

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On behalf of Michael Meneer, President & CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation June 19, 2024 Today, the Government of Canada has made an important decision to end open-net pen aquaculture in B.C.’s coastal waters within the next five years,…

PSF’s Third Kids Art Contest Celebrates Pacific Salmon

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is pleased to announce the results of the 2024 Kids Salmon Art Contest, our third annual celebration of youth talent and salmon stewardship. This year, more than 300 students from British Columbia and the…

The burning issue: wildfires and salmon

The 2024 wildfire season has already begun in British Columbia. The fire and drought impacts this summer will depend on how much rain falls throughout June, yet experts have predicted a long and dry fire season ahead. Unfortunately, this…

New Report Highlights Devastating Impact of Log Boom Operations in Cowichan Estuary

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June 11, 2024 Cowichan Tribes, BC Conservation Foundation, and Pacific Salmon Foundation year six study results demonstrate need for more to be done to save salmon populations. DUNCAN, B.C. - Today, Cowichan Tribes, in collaboration with…