New study indicates that some algae blooms may adversely affect wild salmon

Just in time for World Algae Day Oct. 12, Pacific Salmon Foundation researchers publish a first-of-its-kind study that helps shed light on algae, the foundation of the marine food web. Tiny algae comprise the building blocks of the food web…

Shares for Salmon

As year-end approaches and you plan your charitable giving, now is the time to donate shares for salmon, and catch some tax savings. Your gift can help fund research to support salmon resiliency, benefit future scientists through bursaries,…

Drought effects: warm, dry streams impact salmon migrations

, ,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbwxvGrLWnI&feature=youtu.be Oct. 07, 2022 (updated with video October 17, 2022) Article written by Katrina Connors, Director of the Salmon Watersheds Program, Pacific Salmon Foundation This week, B.C.’s…

Partnering for success

The B.C. Salmon Restoration and Innovation Fund (BCSRIF), a joint investment funded 70 per cent by the Government of Canada and 30 per cent by the Province of British Columbia, supports partnerships to help rebuild and conserve Pacific salmon. Since…

Donor Advised Funds: Giving back now and in the future

There are many ways to support the Pacific Salmon Foundation now and into the future. As donors start to examine how to most effectively manage their annual donations, some are turning to their local community foundation or investment management…

Salmon are coming home. Here’s how to see them!

Good news: salmon are returning home to B.C.’s rivers and streams. Thanks to the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF)’s interactive Salmon Spotting map, you can witness one of nature’s most spectacular migrations. From late summer to early…

Central Coast: Salmon in Crisis

Jennifer Walkus has been concerned about the collapse of salmon on the Central Coast of B.C. since the 1970s. Both her father and grandfather worked in salmon management. Her father was the fisheries manager for Wuikinuxv Nation and her grandfather…

Percy Walkus Hatchery update

At the Percy Walkus Hatchery, People for Salmon work to help Chinook rebound. The hatchery, a unique model to conserve, restore, and enhance special salmon stocks in Rivers Inlet, B.C., is run by the Wuikinuxv Nation on the Central Coast in…

Do you have the will to help salmon in the future?

One of the most important documents that many people will sign in their life is their will. Yet, just over 50 per cent of Canadians have documented their estate plans. These include ensuring their loved ones — including minor or adult children…

Former sawmill transforms into pristine salmon habitat

Kus-kus-sum is a former industrial sawmill site in the heart of a salmon migratory corridor of the K’ómoks Estuary. Located at the mouth of a critical estuary, the site was once a tidally influenced forested wetland and riparian area…

Celebrate the 2022 Adams River sockeye run

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiG0pkZoqHY&feature=youtu.be Sockeye salmon return to the Adams River every fall to spawn. This year, millions of salmon are expected to return to the Adams as 2022 is a dominant year in the four-year sockeye…

Overview of Broughton Aquaculture Transition Initiative (BATI) program

Through the Broughton Aquaculture Transition Initiative (BATI) program, PSF is proud to work with several area First Nations as a partner, conducting regular monitoring in and around the active and de-commissioned open-pen net salmon farms. In…