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…

Honey Mustard Basil Salmon

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By: Elna MacDonald 4 salmon steaks, about 1” (2.5 cm) thick 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp Honey Dijon mustard (or 1 Tbsp/ 15 mL Dijon mustard mixed with 1 Tsp/ 5 mL honey) 2 garlic cloves, minced ¼…

“The Only BBQ Salmon” Recipe

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By David Veljacic This prize-winning recipe will make you a champ with the guests at your next barbeque party. Hint: An abundance of garlic calls for a parsley garnish! Ingredients: 1 salmon fillet, about 1 1/2 lbs/750 grams 8 large…

Wild BC Pink Salmon Baked with Tartar Sauce

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Provided by: Robert Clark Executive Chef of C Restaurant, Nu Restaurant and Raincity Grill Vancouver, BC Canada Tartar Sauce 1 cup mayonnaise 2 Tsp dried dill 3 Tbsp finely chopped cornichons (gherkins) 1 Tbsp finely…

Gift from Tony Allard Supports Salish Sea Marine Survival Project

Dr. Kristi Miller-Saunders with Fisheries and Oceans Pacific Biological Station is scientific lead for the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative. A partnership between the Pacific Salmon Foundation, Genome BC and Fisheries and Oceans Canada…

Restoring Forage Fish For Salmon

Herring, Pacific sandlance and surf smelt are the most abundant forage fishes in the Strait of Georgia. Forage fish are an essential food for salmon smolts growing in estuaries and returning adult salmon.  Sand lance and surf smelt require…