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Herring

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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Forests

Joint Letter: United We Stand for Old Growth Forests!

Pacific Wild together with over 180 other organizations in British Columbia have signed on to the United We Stand For Old-Growth Forests Declaration: Today, and every day, we, the undersigned, stand together in an unprecedented show of unity against the destruction of old growth forests. Standing strong for future generations.

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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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Herring

Our Top Questions To Ask Your Newly Elected MPs

As Canada elects a new government, we want to ensure our supporters have the tools to communicate with newly elected MPs in their home communities. Here are some questions relating to our main conservation campaigns for you to ask and converse with your federal representatives.

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