Recent Updates

Have your say on DFO’s implementation plan for the Wild Salmon Policy

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Use our latest online tool to provide your comments to DFO on the implementation plan for the Wild Salmon Policy. Deadline is December 15, 2017.

Wanted: Your Feedback on DFO Plan for Wild Salmon

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The 2005 Wild Salmon Policy is a roadmap for restoring and maintaining healthy and diverse salmon populations and their habitats. Thanks to your letters, calls, and presence at the Wild Salmon Policy Open House in March 2017 we stopped the …

Watershed Watch and Living Oceans Society Applaud Investigation of Provincial Fish Health Lab

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A review of the provincial Animal Health Laboratory and its fish health program is long overdue, according to Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Living Oceans Society .  While critics claim the investigation is unwarranted, Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Living …

Watershed Watch Volunteer Appreciation: Sophia Lynn

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We’d like to give special thanks to our long-time volunteer Sophia Lynn, and congratulate her on her new Engagement Assistant position with Watershed Watch! Growing up on the West coast, Sophia has always lived near a salmon run. Her experiences …

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Our Response to September 2017 Cohen Inquiry Update

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Watershed Watch Salmon Society Responds to DFO September 28, 2017 update on Implementation of the Cohen Inquiry Recommendations What is the Cohen Inquiry? The Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River was headed by …