Community Bursary Spotlight: Kate J. Mussett

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The Pacific Salmon Foundation awards annual Stewardship Community Bursaries to students in B.C. and the Yukon who are dedicated to the conservation and restoration of Pacific salmon. The $2,500 bursaries aim to reduce financial barriers for students passionate about aquatic stewardship. The program is open to full-time students in good standing in at least the second year of a post-secondary program that leads to a career related to Pacific salmon.

CALL FOR ARTISTS! 2024 – 2025 SALMON CONSERVATION STAMP ART COMPETITION

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Call for artists! You are invited to enter the 2024/2025 Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition, conducted by the Pacific Salmon Foundation. This year marks the 36th annual Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition and the winning image…

Letter: The need for a transition and removal of open-net pen fish farms from B.C. waters

Over the past year, experts at the Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) have been actively involved in the DFO’s aquaculture transition public engagement process. PSF supports the Honorable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian…

Emergency funding to protect salmon after spring floods in the Skeena Watershed

The Pacific Salmon Foundation has provided $23,700 in funding to support three time-sensitive habitat rehabilitation, fish salvage, and infrastructure repair projects in response to recent flood events across B.C. Unseasonably warm weather…

Province builds on unprecedented investment in wild salmon recovery

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June 1, 2023 ABBOTSFORD — To mark B.C. Wild Salmon Day, the provincial government is providing more than $17 million for wild salmon restoration throughout the province to ensure present and future generations of British Columbians enjoy…

European Green Crabs addressed thanks to Government of Canada funds

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May 30, 2023     Last week, the Pacific Salmon Foundation was proud to take part in an announcement with the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, as she launched the new Aquatic Invasive…

Rapid response for salmon amidst flood and fire threats

The Pacific Salmon Foundation is activating emergency funding to support urgent salmon issues as flood events impact salmon and their habitats. Unseasonable high temperatures are causing rapid snow melt, leading to high streamflow in regions…

FNFC & PSF work toward a collaborative model for salmon recovery

The Pacific Salmon Action Dialogue Series – co-presented by the Pacific Salmon Foundation and the First Nations Fisheries Council of B.C. – brought together more than 100 participants from diverse backgrounds aligned by their passion for…

Countless volunteers and nearly 100 salmon conservation projects across B.C. granted $1M

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PSF funds 98 local salmon projects, leveraging $5.3 million in total value for communities. The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) has granted just over $1,000,000 to 98 community-led salmon conservation, enhancement, and habitat restoration…

Study investigates presence of infectious agents in wild Pacific salmon

New mapping research reveals hotspots for 41 infectious agents in wild Pacific salmon along B.C. coast.   A new study in Scientific Reports by Dr. Arthur Bass and coauthors assesses the marine distribution of dozens of infectious…

Hundreds of volunteers restore salmon habitat in Greater Victoria

Habitat restoration partner Peninsula Streams Society celebrates 20 years and thousands of volunteers since its inception.   As April 16 - 22 marks National Volunteer Week in Canada, Pacific Salmon Foundation shines the light on Peninsula…

Haida Gwaii student receives full-ride scholarship to SFU

The PSF-supported Scholarship Foundation of the Pacific program empowers young students from Haida Gwaii to become leaders in their community. The Scholarship Foundation of the Pacific – a public foundation that annually awards a scholarship…