Conference on Early Migration and Premature Mortality in Fraser River Late-Run Sockeye Salmon: Proceedings Forest Sciences Cent

This is a report on the proceedings of a conference held at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in June of 2008. Close to 70 participants attended, from universities, private consulting companies, fisheries management organizations, non-governmental environmental organizations and First Nations.1 Several of the participants were graduate students who learned from the conference rather than contributing to discussions. The conference had an atmosphere of intensity, all aware that forward movement on the question of early migrating Late-run sockeye salmon on the Fraser River is critical.