Chinook salmon protection

A new 30-metre wide opening in the Fraser River’s North Arm Jetty allows juvenile Chinook salmon to reach a vital estuary for the first time in more than 100 years. (Photo by Alex Harris/Raincoast Conservation Foundation)

Juvenile salmon gain access to crucial B.C. habitat for first time in 100 years

New opening in Fraser River jetty allows for slow transition from fresh to salt water

 

Among 28 southern groups of B.C. chinook assessed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, only two remain “not at risk”. Michael Humling photo

Scientists worry B.C. hatchery fish threatening endangered wild chinook

Latest assessments identify more southern populations at risk of extinction

 

Fish for the Future event host Matt Dawson cheers alongside the tournament’s winner Mikayla Nikiforuk on Sept. 27. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Willie Mitchell’s Fish for the Future catch-and-release derby nets $60,000 for wild salmon

“I liked releasing the fish because I know there are not that many salmon left.”

 

Heavy equipment working in the Campbell River during Chinook spawning gravel placement in August, 2019. The project will return Aug. 4-15, 2020. File photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror

Chinook salmon habitat enhancement returns to the Campbell River

Volunteer project will support up to 170 pairs of returning spawners

Heavy equipment working in the Campbell River during Chinook spawning gravel placement in August, 2019. The project will return Aug. 4-15, 2020. File photo by Mike Davies – Campbell River Mirror
Joshua Hansen with some of his paintings in his Oyster River home. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror

Vancouver Island painter wins salmon stamp contest

Funds raised from Joshua Hansen’s ‘Untouchable’ go towards salmon conservation

Joshua Hansen with some of his paintings in his Oyster River home. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror