Pacific Herring Hit Hard by Irresponsible Fisheries Management Once Again
The seine and gill net boats spread for miles over the waters of the Strait of Georgia during the 2019 roe herring fishery. Photo by Ian McAllister.

Pacific Herring Hit Hard by Irresponsible Fisheries Management Once Again

The herring roe fishery in the Strait of Georgia (SOG) has come and gone for another year. Despite strong opposition...

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PRESS RELEASE: Salish Sea Herring Collapse Looms As DFO Bows to Industry, ignoring its own science, indigenous knowledge and public outcry
The seine and gill net boats spread for miles over the waters of the Strait of Georgia during the 2019 roe herring fishery. Photo by Ian McAllister.

PRESS RELEASE: Salish Sea Herring Collapse Looms As DFO Bows to Industry, ignoring its own science, indigenous knowledge and public outcry

Vancouver Island Communities and conservation groups alarmed as DFO green-lights 20% herring quota despite management plan outlining HIGH risk of stock collapse. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Salish Sea,  January 30th 2020 - Ignoring calls for…

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Straight of Georgia Herring – One Step Closer to Extinction
The seine and gill net boats spread for miles over the waters of the Strait of Georgia during the 2019 roe herring fishery. Photo by Ian McAllister.

Straight of Georgia Herring – One Step Closer to Extinction

For immediate release December 19, 2019   Straight of Georgia Herring - One Step Closer to Extinction DFO moves to open controversial fishery Fisheries and Oceans Canada has now released…

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DFO moves to open controversial herring fishery

Department ignores wide-spread conservation, economic and cultural concerns (Victoria, British Columbia) Today, Pacific Wild and 70 concerned environmental conservation and marine tourism organizations delivered a letter to Federal Minister of…

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HELIT TŦE SȽOṈ,ET (Let the Herring Live)

On November 7, members of the Pacific Wild team joined representatives from nine First Nations, three indigenous-led organizations, and over 30 environmental groups at a historic gathering in Saanich in defense of Pacific herring.

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Columbia Valley Record: Opponents Want Federal Government to Shut Down Roe Herring Fishery
The seine and gill net boats in the waters of the Strait of Georgia during the 2019 roe herring fishery. Photo by Ian McAllister.

Columbia Valley Record: Opponents Want Federal Government to Shut Down Roe Herring Fishery

Original story here Pacific Wild is concerned about the impact the fishery could have on the marine ecosystem JOLENE RUDISUELA Mar. 14, 2019 1:45 p.m. Each year, millions of herring…

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Chilliwack Progress: Opponents Want Federal Government to Shut Down Roe Herring Fishery

Original story here by JOLENE RUDISUELA Pacific Wild is concerned about the impact the fishery could have on the marine ecosystem https://www.theprogress.com/news/video-opponents-want-federal-government-to-shut-down-roe-herring-fishery/?jwsource=cl Each year, millions of herring return to the Strait…

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