a fish farm in the Broughton Archipelago

Salmon Health research to advance thanks to North Family Foundation gift

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Vancouver, B.C. – The Pacific Salmon Foundation Salmon Health Program launches today thanks to a $450,000 donation from the North Family Foundation, led by long-time salmon advocates Rudy and Patricia North. The donation will advance critical…

Pulling for salmon

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When extreme weather wreaks havoc, people pitch in Last November passionate people put on their waders and stepped into the icy waters in the fields flooded by the Sumas River, pulling for Pacific salmon. “These are our most endangered…
Amy Romer

Salmon Health — PSF and the DFO research team

One of our core values at the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is that we never go it alone. We work with partners — People for Salmon — across B.C. and the Yukon who share our passion and resolve to save and restore wild Pacific salmon. One…
A screenshot of the Pacific Salmon Explorer.

Columbia River salmon data now available in the Pacific Salmon Explorer

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The best publicly-available data for Pacific salmon in the Columbia River watershed is now available in the Pacific Salmon Explorer, an online data visualization tool developed by the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s (PSF) Salmon Watersheds Program,…
Photo credit: Tavish Campbell

Statement to Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO): Open-net salmon farming in B.C.

The Pacific Salmon Foundation was invited to present at the recent Government of Canada Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (FOPO). Pacific Salmon Foundation scientists Drs. Andrew Bateman and Brian Riddell provided the following statement…

The Strait of Georgia: Submerge into the data

PSF’s evolving hub for marine data visualization. The Strait of Georgia — a marine corridor between Vancouver Island and the southwestern mainland coast of B.C. — is a highly productive ecosystem with diverse habitat that supports more…

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!

Climate Change Conundrum

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Where and why are B.C. salmon most vulnerable, and what can we do to help them? Climate change has undoubtedly made its mark in British Columbia, as demonstrated by a year of extreme climate events throughout 2021. Record-breaking floods, droughts,…

Fresh from the Sea: Research clues help solve Pacific salmon mystery

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As Dr. Christoph Deeg sets foot on dry land after weeks in the North Pacific as part of the 2022 International Year of the Salmon (IYS) High Seas Expedition, he brings back a host of clues to solve the mystery of factors that influence salmon…

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

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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…