Entries by Tracy

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Sixty local salmon conservation projects to advance thanks to $370k in grants

The Pacific Salmon Foundation proudly announces $372,378 in grants to 60 grassroots Pacific salmon conservation projects. Across B.C. and the Yukon, 32 communities received funding as part of the Community Salmon Program’s fall grants, which support local salmon conservation and restoration efforts. Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) funding empowers stewardship groups, volunteers, and Indigenous communities to […]

2021 Year in Review

There is reason to have hope for Pacific salmon populations in B.C. and the Yukon thanks to you. As we reflect on a year of extreme climate events that escalated the threats to salmon, it’s equally as important to celebrate the highlights, the progress, and the people who are advancing game-changing research, projects, and habitat […]

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Top Post-Flood Priorities for Salmon

We need improved coordinated action for salmon after extreme flooding events impacted salmon habitat across southern British Columbia. We urge officials to address issues requiring immediate action and incorporate salmon conservation into the post-flood response as future infrastructure planning must reflect resilience for human safety, communities and aquatic ecosystems. The time to move forward with […]

PSF perspective on the federal government’s fisheries mandate

We at PSF are delighted to hear that Joyce Murray, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, has confirmed the federal government’s commitment to phase out open-net pen fish farms from British Columbia by 2025. Our independent research on the issue shows that open-net pens pose a substantial risk to Pacific salmon. […]

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On the Move: Salmon Swimming Upstream wins 2022/23 Pacific Salmon Conservation Stamp Competition

Vancouver, B.C. – The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is pleased to announce the winning image for the annual Salmon Conservation Stamp Competition. Eric Jablonowski was awarded first place with his submission titled, On the Move – Salmon Swimming Upstream, of 13 entries in this year’s competition. The winning entry is featured on the 2022-23 Salmon […]

Students Across British Columbia Celebrate Salmon Through Art

The Pacific Salmon Foundation’s inaugural Kids Salmon Art Contest received more than 200 salmon-inspired art submissions from students across B.C. The students produced art pieces celebrating the incredible journey of Pacific salmon and raised awareness for the declining populations. The art entries from children aged five to 15 bring hope to the future of salmon […]

Comprehensive Salmon Data for Haida Gwaii Set to Strengthen Recovery Planning

December 08, 2021 Haida Gwaii, B.C. – In support of salmon conservation, Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) now provides a comprehensive online overview of salmon Conservation Units and their habitats in Haida Gwaii. PSF has released new data and status assessments for salmon in Haida Gwaii on the Pacific Salmon Explorer, a PSF tool that provides […]