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: 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…

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…

Advancing salmon health

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Wild Pacific salmon face several obstacles and perils through their life-cycle moving from freshwater to open oceans and back to their natal streams to spawn. Natural human-derived stressors like climate change and open-net pen aquaculture…

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…