If you haven't watched previous films by photographer Fernando Lessa, now is the time. Watch this short documentary about the return of wild salmon to urban Vancouver waterways.
For more information on this film or other films by North Vancouver Photographer Fernando Lessa, check out his Youtube Channel: Fernando Lessa
Left-Right: Brenda Morgan; Delegate, Matsqui First Nation, Rosalie Hope, LFFA Program Manager, Vanessa Serroul; LFFA Program Assistant, Sally Hope; LFFA Co-Chair, Shxw'ow'hamel First Nation.
Challenged by LFFA Executive Director Murray Ned; the call was answered by Four brave Women from the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance who ventured out to Harrison Lake on Friday to partake in the 2021 Winter Challenge.
LFFA's Co-Chair Sally Hope, Delegate Brenda Morgan and Staff; Rosalie Hope and Vanessa Serroul jumped into the lake after inviting others through media to do the same.
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Big Bar landslide response
January 25, 2021
The Big Bar landslide, located on a remote section of the Fraser River, 64 kilometres north of Lillooet, British Columbia, created a barrier to the vital seasonal northward Fraser salmon migration. In partnership with First Nations and the Province of BC, we are working towards restoring sustainable fish passage for future salmon returns...
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Since 2017, Raincoast has been collaborating with the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance (LFFA), West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) and the Martin Conservation Decisions Lab at the University of British Columbia (UBC) to address the systemic failure of governments and agencies to protect salmon habitat or incorporate Indigenous knowledge in their management of the Lower Fraser River and estuary.
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‘Closures of First Nations, commercial and recreational salmon fishing’ have huge impact: LFFA
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