Cleaning up the Salish Sea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_npcpar6Uw "Underwater meadows of eelgrass not only act as filters to stop pollutants and sediments from entering marine ecosystems, they’re a kind of nursery for fish,” says Sarah Verstegen, operations…

Disregard for scientific process does not “Discredit” valid research

The article by Fabian Dawson (SeaWestNews, July 26, 2018) is both ethically wrong and factually incorrect. First off, for anyone to exploit the recent death of a baby Orca is unconscionable.  Regrettably there are multiple possible causes…
‘Rockin’ Ronnie Shewchuk

BBQ Pink Salmon Recipes

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Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk the barbeque king grilled these sumptuous pink salmon recipes on Global Morning News ahead of our biennial Pink Salmon Festival on August 27, 2017. Get his recipes below: Easiest, Tastiest Marinade Makes about…

Discovery of HSMI on BC Salmon Farm

The Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (SSHI) was initiated by the Pacific Salmon Foundation, Genome BC and Fisheries and Oceans Canada to investigate issues related to the survival of juvenile salmon during their ocean migration. The overall…

Salmon Spawner Poster

Artist and avid angler Bill Watterson designed the poster above featuring Pacific salmon in their spawning phases. The images are designed to help young people identify the different species based on their unique colors and patterns. An…

Seal Beanies Reach a Milestone

In the early 1980's when salmon survival was high, the seal population in the Strait of Georgia was approximately 10,000. But with new seal protection laws, the population exploded through the 1980s and early 90s to about 40,000 - coinciding…

Exceptionally warm ocean conditions are impacting BC marine life.

By Ian Perry, (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Pacific Biological Station and Peter Chandler, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Institute of Ocean Sciences   The warm and dry weather that British Columbia has experienced this spring…

Wild BC Chum Salmon with Soy Wasabi Glaze

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Provided by: Karen Barnaby Executive Chef of The Fish House in Stanley Park Vancouver, BC Canada Soy Wasabi Glaze 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 3 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp prepared wasabi 6 Tbsp cold unsalted butter, cut into…

Cedar Planked Wild BC Spring Salmon with Whiskey-Maple Glaze

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Provided by: Ron Shewchuk International Barbeque Champion and Cookbook Author North Vancouver, BC Canada Recipe adapted from PLANKING SECRETS – How To Grill With Wooden Planks For Unbeatable Barbeque Flavor 2006 by Ron Shewchuk, published…