Entries by Tracy Green


Resilient Coasts for Salmon

Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change Protecting coastal communities from ocean waves and erosion has traditionally involved hardening shorelines with structures like dykes, seawalls and jetties. However, these artificial structures often cause more problems than they solve. The Resilient Coasts for Salmon Program educates shoreline owners and local governments about the value of using a more […]


Where to spot salmon: Tri-Cities

Fall in the Tri-Cities signals the start of salmon spawning season for coho and chum, as well as pinks in odd numbered years like 2021.  Here are some of our favourite public spots to view spawning salmon in Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam! We’ve included family friendly locations with clearly marked trails and viewing […]


Climate Action in the Community

How stewards across B.C. are putting your donations to work Our community partners are the resident experts in their local watersheds, and when it comes to climate change, they continue to lead the way in salmon recovery. Here’s how they’re helping salmon weather climate change. SPREADING AWARENESS Within the context of climate change, education is […]


Changing with the Climes

With a $3.2-million government grant, PSF launches a three-pronged program to help B.C. salmon survive an increasingly volatile environment Salmon have adapted over thousands of years to natural conditions in our region, but those conditions are rapidly evolving due to climate change. Also, many freshwater ecosystems are already exposed to human-caused stressors. This is particularly […]

Pacific Salmon Foundation Announces $1.2M to 114 Grassroots Salmon Projects

Cover photo courtesy of the Morrison Creek Streamkeepers. Pacific Salmon Foundation contributed more than $1.2 million in grants to 114 grassroots Pacific salmon conservation projects in 66 communities across B.C. this spring. Many of these projects are underway. PSF’s funding is supporting ongoing Indigenous- and community-led stewardship efforts, including local salmon habitat restoration projects, conservation […]

Call for Artists! 2022 – 2023 Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition

Call for Artists! It is our pleasure to extend an invitation for you to enter the 2022/2023 Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition. This year marks the 34th annual competition and the winning image will be used to produce the 2022/23 Salmon Conservation Stamp. This stamp must be affixed to the British Columbia Tidal Waters Sport […]

Voices for Salmon – Maria Catanzaro

I felt a deep connection to the natural world since a young age, feeling grounded by water and fishing with my dad. I guess you could say I was a fish out of water living in the city of Toronto, and as my passion for marine conservation grew, I uprooted from freshwater to the sea […]

Open-net pen transition plan in British Columbia

Parliamentary Roundtable Report Open-net pen transition plan in British Columbia: initial engagement process Today, Oceans and Fisheries Canada released an interim report on the engagement of British Columbians around open net pen aquaculture. The Pacific Salmon Foundation has played a central role, working with partners, in advancing research related to the impacts of open net pen […]

Key Findings from 5-year Study on Salish Sea Salmon Declines

(photo credit: Danny Swainson, BC Conservation Foundation. PSF Biologist Collin Middleton inserts a PIT tag into a juvenile Coho at the Nanaimo Hatchery. His work is a continuation of the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project’s studies on tracking when and where salmon die and why.)   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2021 PACIFIC SALMON FOUNDATION […]