Earth Day 2022: Know Your Shores

Celebrate B.C.’s coastal ecosystems on Earth Day with PSF. Did you know that the Strait of Georgia— a marine corridor between Vancouver Island and the southwestern mainland coast of British Columbia — supports more than 3,000 species,…

Pacific Salmon Foundation: We have a new look!

Inspired by the passion of our community and their love of the “yellow fish,” we’re making it official!

Game Changer: Immediate success for salmon habitat restoration in the Fraser River

Cut off from their essential habitat for more than 100 years, threatened Fraser Chinook salmon find new passage via large-scale estuary project. A salmon habitat restoration project creates an opening in a seven-kilometre-long structure…

Final frontier: Expedition provides data to solve Pacific salmon mystery  

This week The International Year of the Salmon (IYS) initiative and the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) announce the launch of two Canadian vessels — the Sir John Franklin and the Raw Spirit — as part of the 2022 IYS Pan-Pacific…

Workshop: Salmon Watershed Recovery in Post-Wildfire Environments

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On Jan. 26, 2022, the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) hosted a collaborative workshop on salmon watershed recovery in post-wildfire environments to explore the risks wildfires impose on salmon and habitat as well as consider potential solutions…

Heart of the Fraser Strategy Session

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  On Jan. 25, 2022, the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) and the Rivershed Society of BC co-hosted a webinar and strategy session to begin developing a collaborative conservation strategy for the Fraser River area. The complex area…

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

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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,…

2021 Year in Review

Earlier this year we asked kids from across B.C. to be inspired by salmon and send in their best salmon art. Here are just a few of the over 200 submissions we received.     There is reason to have hope for Pacific…

Top Post-Flood Priorities for Salmon

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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…

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…

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…