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A tiny juvenile Chinook salmon in a viewfinder in the Lower Fraser River.
Photo by Michael O. Snyder.

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Peter Ross
Senior Scientist, Healthy Waters Program Director
Ocean pollution, watersheds, whales | More
Valeria Vergara
Senior Scientist, Cetacean Conservation Research Program Director
Underwater noise and disturbance, beluga whales, Northern Resident killer whales | More
Misty MacDuffee
Biologist & Wild Salmon Program Director
Southern Resident killer whales, Pacific salmon, Fraser River | More
Lance Barrett-Lennard
Senior Scientist, Cetacean Conservation Research Program Director
Underwater noise, Southern and Northern Resident killer whales | More
Chris Darimont
Science Director, Chair-Raincoast Lab
Human impacts on large carnivores (bears, wolves, cougars, etc.) | More @ChrisDarimont
Paul Paquet
Senior Scientist, Carnivore Specialist
Large carnivores (bears, wolves, cougars, etc.) and wildlife habitat | More
Shauna Doll
Forest Conservation Program Director
Forest conservation and threats to Gulf Islands forests | More
Kristen Walters
Lower Fraser River Salmon Conservation Program Director
Freshwater habitat, Pacific salmon | More
Chelsea Greer
Wolf Conservation Program Director
Wolves, coastal wolves
Dave Scott
Lower Fraser Research and Restoration
Coordinator for the Lower Fraser Salmon Program
Pacific salmon, salmon habitat, Fraser River | More