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

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…

Return-It and the Pacific Salmon Foundation support local community research on microplastics on the B.C. coast

Ucluelet Aquarium’s ‘citizen science’ project reveals recurring patterns about the volume and types of microplastics present Ucluelet, B.C. – November 10, 2021 – The problem of plastics in the ocean may conjure images of debris…

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…