skip to main content

The bear necessities of the salmon fishery

Grizzly wades through water with salmon in its mouth

Vancouver Sun

As Earth Day approaches on Sunday our thoughts turn to two of the most iconic species in BC, wild salmon and grizzly bears, as well as their intertwined relationship and how the choices we make are inextricably linked to their fates…

Read more

Conservationists point finger at DFO over thrown back chum salmon

By Alan S. Hale – The Northern View
August 18, 2011

The Watershed Watch Salmon Society, Raincoast Conservation Foundation, and SkeenaWild Conservation Trust are not putting most of the blame on the fishermen who are actually breaking the rules, but instead are pointing the finger at the DFO…

Read more

Study: Sea Lice From Salmon Farms Infecting BC Sockeye

The Huffington Post

by Michael Price and Chris Genovali

A new study by researchers from Raincoast, Watershed Watch, UVic and SFU provides the first link between salmon farms and elevated levels of sea lice on juvenile Fraser River sockeye…

Read more

Study the first link between farms and sockeye

Juvenile sockeye infected with sea lice as they migrate past fish farms in the Discovery Islands

Courier-Islander

A new study published Monday by researchers from Raincoast and Watershed Watch provides the first link between salmon farms and elevated levels of sea lice on juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon…

Read more

Investigate. Inform. Inspire.

Publications | Scientific Papers | Reports & Books

Find us & follow