An international team of researchers collected thousands of samples and pioneered a new DNA testing method to learn more about salmon survival in the North Pacific in the first comprehensive study in the region in decades.
A new surveillance plane is set to help monitor fisheries and catch illegal activity in the waters off Vancouver Island. Contracted by Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the aircraft will be based out of Campbell River Airport.
A First Nation in British Columbia’s central Interior says it will seek an injunction from the province’s top court in order to halt the start of drilling at what it considers a sacred lake on its territory.
The very successful salmon recovery program has been going since 2003 in the Okanagan River. Now the Okanagan Nation Alliance have been leading salmon reintroduction efforts in the mainstream Columbia River, and major tributary – the Kettle River.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game says its massive hatchery-wild research study will inform the conversations surrounding the rates at which hatchery pink and chum salmon stray into wild streams and whether they’re less productive than their wild counterparts.