Pacific Salmon Foundation Announces $1.2M to 114 Grassroots Salmon Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2021 VANCOUVER – Today, Pacific Salmon Foundation is announcing more than $1.2M in grants to 114 grassroots Pacific salmon conservation projects in 66 communities across B.C. The value of these projects…

Key Findings from 5-year Study on Salish Sea Salmon Declines

(photo credit: Danny Swainson, BC Conservation Foundation. PSF Biologist Collin Middleton inserts a PIT tag into a juvenile Coho at the Nanaimo Hatchery. His work is a continuation of the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project’s studies on tracking…

86% of B.C. residents show high levels of concern about declining salmon stocks

NEWS RELEASE July 23, 2021 86% of B.C. residents show high levels of concern about declining salmon stocks VANCOUVER, B.C. - A poll conducted by Insights West and Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) shows that the decline in Pacific salmon…

Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon

Our recently published paper: Aquaculture mediates global transmission of a viral pathogen to wild salmon[1] provides new information regarding pathogen spillover from salmon farms to wild Pacific salmon. We’ve outlined a summary…

Salmon virus originally from the Atlantic, spread to B.C. wild salmon from farms: Study

Salmon virus originally from the Atlantic, spread to B.C. wild salmon from farms: Study Piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) – which is associated with kidney and liver damage in Chinook salmon – is continually being transmitted between open-net…

Buy Beer, Save the Whales

Vancouver Island Brewing’s Pod Pack Launches for 2021 Pod Pack will benefit Pacific Salmon Foundation Victoria, BC (May 10, 2021) – Vancouver Island Brewing is partnering with the Pacific Salmon Foundation to announce their Pod Pack…

PSF Grants $625,000 to 53 Community Salmon Projects

Volunteers releasing salmon fry into the Seymour watershed. Photo: Seymour Salmonid Society FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2021 VANCOUVER – The Pacific Salmon Foundation is announcing $625,060 in grants to 53 grassroots salmon…

A Vision for Salmon Monitoring and Stewardship on British Columbia’s Central Coast

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2021 A Vision for Salmon Monitoring and Stewardship on British Columbia’s Central Coast A new report co-authored by the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s (PSF) Salmon Watersheds Program, the Central Coast…

PSF Submits Response to Federal Aquaculture Act Consultation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2021 PSF Submits Response to Federal Aquaculture Act Consultation PSF made a formal submission in January to DFO’s consultation regarding the creation of a new federal Aquaculture Act. Thank…

New paper details infectious agents on Atlantic salmon farms, reinforces PSF’s position on transition to closed containment aquaculture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2021   New paper details infectious agents on Atlantic salmon farms, reinforces PSF’s position on transition to closed containment aquaculture   VANCOUVER – The Pacific Salmon…

Community Salmon Program Funding Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 Community Salmon Program Funding Announcement VANCOUVER – The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) announces the opening of the Community Salmon Program Spring 2021 funding round. Community Salmon…

Winner of the 2021/2022 PSF Salmon Stamp Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2020 Winner of the 2021/2022 PSF Salmon Stamp Competition Chinook Salmon: Breaking Through VANCOUVER – The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) is pleased to announce the winning…