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herring in the Great Bear Rainforest

Protecting Pacific Herring

On Monday February 7th, Pacific Wild’s Marine Campaigner Emmie Page held a talk on herring conservation. In her Protecting Pacific Herring: updates in conservation and management of B.C.’s foundational fish presentation, Emmie discussed the importance of herring as a keystone species of Pacific coast marine ecology.

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Counting is Key

Data Deficiency: The Salmon Dilemma

Pacific Wild recently completed an in-depth analysis of salmon enumeration data, compiled from the Pacific Salmon Foundation Salmon Explorer and DFO New Escapement Salmon Database. This research determined how many salmon spawning streams are monitored and counted on a yearly basis and identified voids in data collection.

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Open Letters

Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs Letter of Support

Today, the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) delivered a letter to Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources. The letter supports our work to #SaveBCWolves and calls on the government to immediately halt the wolf cull program which commenced in the South Selkirk and South Peace regions in 2015. It also urges the government to cease efforts to extend the program for another five years.

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