Climate Action in the Community

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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…

Changing with the Climes

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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…

Drought and salmon

What is happening in BC – September 15, 2021 An update by Jason Hwang, VP for Salmon You wouldn’t think that a temperate rainforest known for its wet, lush environment would reach alarming drought levels, but ours did. Thankfully,…

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…

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…

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.…

In times of extreme heat like this, it’s hard for salmon.

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Article written by Jason Hwang, VP for Salmon, Pacific Salmon Foundation As climate change makes extreme heatwaves more likely into the future, we need to accelerate work to support climate adaptation for critical species whose habitats…

Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon

Our recently published paper: Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon[1] provides new information regarding pathogen spillover from salmon farms to wild Pacific salmon. We’ve outlined a summary of our…

#BCWildSalmonDay

What is BC Wild Salmon Day? BC Wild Salmon Day was proclaimed in 2019 by the Provincial Government. The day recognizes the intrinsic value wild salmon provide to our province. “In B.C., wild salmon are part of who we are. Coastal communities,…