Salmon recovery lessons from the Evergreen State

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Patchwork efforts to manage and conserve salmon in B.C. lack coordination. A tried and tested model from Washington state inspires planning for a new provincial salmon recovery strategy. This story originally appeared in the Winter 2023 edition…
An aerial view of a giant kelp bed in the Barkley Sound.

Tackling kelp data gaps in Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds

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This story originally appeared in the Winter 2023 edition of Salmon Steward, the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s quarterly print magazine.  Healthy kelp is essential to the well-being of Pacific salmon in B.C. Every summer, millions of juvenile…

A year in review: celebrating salmon wins in 2023

A message from Michael Meneer, President and CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation In 2023, the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF)’s team levelled up efforts to help Pacific salmon thanks to you – our partners, supporters, and donors. With your…

Saving Stranded Salmon

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Extreme climate events like drought and flood can wreak havoc on salmon migrations. PSF worked with partners across B.C. this summer and fall during an unprecedented, province-wide drought to improve fish passage in rivers like xʔəl̓ilwətaʔɬ where salmon were stranded.

State of Salmon: Remarkable year for pinks and coho

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Millions of pinks return to the Fraser River and are coho back for good in the Strait of Georgia? This story originally appeared in the Winter 2023 edition of Salmon Steward, the Pacific Salmon Foundation's quarterly print magazine.  This…

Invasive Species Alert

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Prolific across the Pacific Northwest, invasive European green crabs threaten salmon habitat. Early detection and monitoring efforts can help minimize their spread. This story originally appeared in the Fall 2023 edition of Salmon Steward,…

New salmon conservation stamp revealed for 2024/2025

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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.

What’s killing coho?

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B.C. researchers study urban pollution washing into local creeks and the impacts on Pacific salmon. This story originally appeared in the Fall 2023 edition of Salmon Steward, the Pacific Salmon Foundation's quarterly print magazine.  When…

PSF hosts first-ever Volunteer Day in North Vancouver

Over 25 volunteers discover hands-on salmon restoration with local streamkeepers. On Nov. 6, PSF hosted its inaugural Volunteer Day for donors in North Vancouver. Donors, streamkeepers, and staff came together to help restore salmon habitat…