‘Closures of First Nations, commercial and recreational salmon fishing’ have huge impact: LFFA
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"Several B.C. First Nations are calling on the federal government to restrict the use of jet boats on the upper Pitt River to protect salmon spawning grounds."
READ MORE: Vancouver Sun
LFFA Office Closure Effective March 19, 2020
In light of recent decisions by the Federal and Provincial Governments, including having their employees work from home, all LFFA employees will do the same for the foreseeable future. Our office will be closed indefinitely until it appears reasonable to return. We respect the safety and health of our employees, the colleagues they interact with regularly and the general public. Our focus will be to maintain our operations understanding that there will be the odd challenge as we transition from our usual interactive in person business to remote engagements. The LFFA family thanks you for understanding as we do our part to minimize the growth of this virus.
A new international study is raising serious questions about a lucrative catch-and-release sport fishery for threatened white sturgeon in the lower Fraser River.
Read more: Vancouver Sun
This is the first official 2016 Fraser Salmon Update in Watershed Talk. For 2016, I will be summarizing the Fraser sockeye forecasts and the Fraser River Panel in-season adopted run sizes at...
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Proposed Fraser salmon allocation swap an issue of law, First Nations spokesperson says.
A proposal that would transfer part of the Fraser River chinook salmon allocation from recreational fishermen to First Nations groups is a bid to uphold the law regarding First Nations fishing rights.
That's according to Ken Malloway, chair of the Lower Fraser Fisheries Alliance, which represents 30 bands on the lower Fraser.
Read more: Abbotsford News
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