Raincoast works closely with NGOs that form the Salmon Committee of the Pacific Marine Conservation Caucus (with Watershed Watch, SkeenaWild, David Suzuki Foundation, the Steelhead Society of BC, and the Pacific StreamKeepers Foundation) to address salmon harvest and management issues on the Pacific coast.
As such, we participate in the federal planning process (Integrated Harvest Planning Committee) regarding annual salmon fishing plans (Integrated Fisheries Management Plans). Our conservation concerns for 2016 extend to Chinook, Coho, Sockeye, Pink, Chum and Steelhead on the BC coast.
Download DFO’s draft 2016-2017 Integrated Fisheries Management Plans:
Read a summary of the feedback (PDF) received from all sectors on the Southern Coast 2016-2017 Salmon Fishing Plan.
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Giving to Raincoast enables you to protect what you love most.
For 25 years, Raincoast has been furthering biodiversity conservation in BC. Thanks to your generous donations, among many other accomplishments, we have been able to end commercial trophy hunting of large carnivores in over 38,000 square kilometers of the Great Bear Rainforest, begin acquiring forest land in order to protect threatened Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystems, aid recovery of endangered Southern Resident killer whales by restoring Chinook salmon habitat, and establish a university research lab dedicated to applied conservation science. Strong partnerships are integral to our success.
Our efforts need to be maintained and advanced, now more than ever. As the biodiversity and climate crises collide, your support allows us to continue to make tangible conservation gains.
Biodiversity protection is the most important gift we can give the next generation. Join us as a Raincoaster today!