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Fishers hold DFO accountable for B.C.’s shocking salmon decline

Salmon stocks on the Fraser have tumbled in the past decade, leading Fisheries and Oceans Canada to limit Indigenous food fisheries on the river, even as some recreational fishing is allowed. While the decision has caused tensions, there is one point where both anglers and First Nations agree: DFO is failing the salmon and the people who love and depend on them.

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Experts await details on feds’ new strategy for B.C. salmon

 “We’re literally losing our food security, but also our cultural security and integrity and connection to the Fraser River and the salmon species that go along with it,”

 

A new study looks at the connection between declining salmon numbers in the Fraser River and habitat loss.

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Sturgeon Bank Pilot Project

TFN partners with conservation groups to help restore Fraser Estuary

Gary Point

The Rivershed Society of BC has released a graphic rendering that visually demonstrates the potential for a bold restoration initiative to restore the Fraser Estuary’s Sturgeon Bank near Richmond.

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