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A Vision for Salmon Monitoring and Stewardship on British Columbia’s Central Coast

February 22, 2021

A new report co-authored by the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s (PSF) Salmon Watersheds Program, the Central Coast Indigenous Resource Alliance (CCIRA), the Kitasoo/ Xai’xais, Nuxalk, Heiltsuk, and Wuikinuxv First Nations, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and regional Charter Patrolmen, outlines a vision for monitoring and stewarding Pacific salmon on the Central Coast of British Columbia (BC). ...

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New research published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

October 22, 2020

New research has been published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. This research was a collaborative endeavour between the Pacific Salmon Foundation's (PSF) Salmon Watersheds Program, Fisheries and Oceans Canada Science staff, and post-doctoral researcher - Stephanie Peacock. ...

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Pacific Salmon Explorer featured in CBC news article

October 19, 2020

The Pacific Salmon Explorer - an online data visualization tool for salmon - has been featured in a recent article published by the CBC News. The Pacific Salmon Foundation's (PSF) vice-president of salmon, Jason Hwang, spoke with the CBC about how well salmon populations are fairing on Vancouver Island, and how the Pacific Salmon Explorer can be used to gain insight into status and trends for more than 80% of salmon across British Columbia. ...

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Improved Pacific Salmon Explorer Provides Access to Data for More than 80% of BC’s Salmon

September 22, 2020

The PSF's Salmon Watersheds Program has launched major updates to an online data visualization tool that summarizes status and trends of Pacific salmon and their habitats throughout British Columbia (BC). This tool – aptly named the Pacific Salmon Explorer – is one of the most comprehensive sources of information on salmon in BC, with data and assessments for more than 80% of salmon across the province. ...

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Updated Data for North and Central Coast Salmon Now Available in the Pacific Salmon Explorer

July 24, 2019

The Salmon Watersheds Program is pleased to share three new years of data for all salmon Conservation Units (CUs) on the North and Central Coast of British Columbia (BC). This data update continues our investment in making ‘salmon data’ publicly available through our online data visualization tool, called the Pacific Salmon Explorer, and supporting the assessment of status and trends for salmon CUs across BC. ...

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