Salmon conservation projects across B.C. granted $227,000

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PSF funds 48 local salmon projects, leveraging $2 million in total value for communities Vancouver, B.C. - The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) has granted $227,828 to 48 community-led salmon conservation, enhancement, and habitat restoration…

First-of-its-kind winter ecology study provides important clues to salmon mystery

As the temperature dips to a chilly -7°C on the coast of Vancouver Island, the last thing most people want to do is touch the ocean. Alas, salmon continue their journeys throughout the winter, and frigid waters don’t deter researchers from…

Charity Golf Classic

Join us for the Charity Golf Classic, Thursday, March 9, 2023 in Palm Desert CA. DATE: Thursday, March 9, 2023 LOCATION: Classic Club, 75–200 Classic Club Boulevard, Palm Desert CA TIME: 10:30 am Registration GOLF: 12 Noon Sharp Shot…

A special gift for Pacific salmon this holiday season: Prince of Whales plays santa for salmon

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Dec. 21, 2022 Vancouver, B.C. – Pacific salmon and the killer whales that depend on them for survival receive a special gift this holiday season as Prince of Whales announces a $130,000 contribution to the Pacific Salmon Foundation. As…

2022 Kids Salmon Art Contest: the results are in

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF)’s second annual Kids Salmon Art Contest received more than 500 salmon-inspired art submissions from students across B.C. and the Yukon. The students produced art pieces celebrating the incredible journey…

A year in review: PSF’s top 10 highlights of 2022

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) had a busy year thanks to support from partners, donors, readers, and hundreds of volunteers across B.C. and the Yukon. PSF with partners old and new made considerable progress in 2022 to advance critical…

2023/2024 Salmon Conservation Stamp Winner Announced

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The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is pleased to announce the winning image from our annual Salmon Conservation Stamp Competition. Valerie Rogers was awarded first place with her submission titled Rapid Ascent. Rogers’ submission is one of 20 entries in this year’s competition.

Meet the next generation of People for Salmon at VIU

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) coordinates a variety of scholarship awards and bursaries to support new generations of salmon leaders and scientists, providing financial benefits to post-secondary students who are pursuing an education…

Thousands of salmon make it upstream just before winter

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Dec. 07, 2022 Log-jam removal from key Nicola River habitat allows 2,000 salmon to reach spawning grounds. Coldwater-Nicola River—Merritt, B.C.– One-year after the 2021 floods left Pacific salmon stranded in fields and vital habitat in…

Our Annual Kids Salmon Art Contest is back!

The Pacific Salmon Foundation’s 2nd Annual Kids Salmon Art Contest launched this week! We're inviting students from across B.C. and the Yukon to submit salmon-inspired art and help raise awareness about this spectacular keystone species that…