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Fisheries Minister stands strong for Fraser River sockeye salmon while Americans abandon caution and go fishing

Fisheries Minister stands strong for Fraser River sockeye salmon while Americans abandon caution and go fishing

VANCOUVER/UNCEDED xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (MUSQUEAM), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (SQUAMISH) AND səlilwətaɬ (TSLEIL-WAUTUTH) TERRITORIES — August 23, 2022 Sustainable fishing advocates at Watershed Watch Salmon Society and Raincoast Conservation Foundation are commending Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray for her decision to not open Canadian commercial fisheries for Fraser River sockeye salmon, despite US fishery managers allowing their fleet to string out nets for those same fish…

Islands Trust Conservancy contributes funds to protect KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest on S’DÁYES / Pender Island

Islands Trust Conservancy contributes funds to protect KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest on S’DÁYES / Pender Island

With just seven days left to raise an additional $100,000 to meet their $200,000 fundraising target, Islands Trust Conservancy has announced an Opportunity Fund grant of $5,000 to help Raincoast Conservation Foundation and the Pender Islands Conservancy Association protect 18 hectares (44.5 acres) of land known as KELÁ_EKE Kingfisher Forest on North Pender Island.