An interesting video interview with Dr. Dick Beamish and an interviewer from SFU. This subject is an upcoming multi-national initiative that hopefully will cast some light on what happens to our salmon once they’re in the Pacific ocean.
The annual Salmon Carcass Transplant/Toss, Coho smolt transplant and
riparian planting were a super success this year!
"At the edge of Douglas Creek in Mount Doug Park on Saturday, small but mighty volunteers are heaving frozen salmon as far as they can.
These salmon aren’t going to come back to life, but it’s still a resurrection of sorts.
“It’s really part of the ecosystem to have, basically, salmon fertilizer, what it amounts to, in the creek,” said Darrell Wick, president of Friends of Mount Douglas Society.
This annual fish flinging is an attempt to replenish nutrients in the area and boost the future salmon stock."
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CLICK HERE to read the full article on Salmon Enhancement in The Globe And Mail!
"At a Vancouver Island hatchery, dozens of people give their time to raise new salmon for British Columbian rivers. But with Ottawa’s coming changes to fisheries policy, will free labour be enough?"
Article by: Justine Hunter Photo by: Chad Hipolito