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Join us for an upcoming fundraiser!

Join us for an upcoming PSF fundraiser! PSF will be hosting events in Powell River, Nanaimo and Port Alberni very soon! These community events bring the salmon community together to celebrate hard working volunteers, while fundraising for important restoration and conservation work in your area. We hope to see you at the next event!

SSHI discovers three new salmon viruses

New research from the Strategic Salmon Health Initiative (a joint effort of PSF, DFO and GenomeBC) was published September 3 in the online journal eLife. Three newly discovered viruses—including one from a group of viruses never before shown to infect fish—have been found in Chinook and sockeye salmon populations of concern. The impact of these viruses on salmon health isn’t yet known, but we do know that two of the viruses impact the same tissues in salmon as other species, and cause serious diseases in those species. Of note, two of the three viruses were found in wild salmon, one was observed in hatchery facilities and all three were associated with Chinook aquaculture. The paper raises questions about whether these viruses are contributing to declines in wild Chinook and sockeye stocks. Further research is required to understand the full implications of these findings.

Help Us Restore Chinook Salmon in the Salish Sea

You can double your impact for Chinook salmon this summer! When you donate by August 31 your donation will be matched thanks to Sitka Foundation and every donation of $100 will receive one entry to win a package donated by Stanley and Pro line Sports. $100 = 1 entry, $500 = five entries. AND if you become a monthly donor at $10 per month or more, you'll receive your choice of a PSF ball cap or toque! Chinook salmon are resilient, they just need our help. Please donate today.

Call for Artists!

The Pacific Salmon Foundation is calling for artists to enter original artwork in the 2020/2021 Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition. The winning image will be selected to produce the 2020/2021 stamp which is purchased and affixed to the license of each tidal water angler who wishes to retain any species of salmon.

Buy Trout School, Support PSF!

Learn from the master! Mark Hume, an experienced angler and former Globe & Mail reporter, shares insider knowledge from legendary angler Mo Bradley - the undefeated master of catching Kamloops trout. From now until labour day you can buy Trout School at a 10% discount and $2 will be donated to Pacific Salmon Foundation. 


$5 Million Announced for PSF Salmon Projects

Today (May 16) the Government of British Columbia announced a $5 Million contribution to support our work during the next five years.  The Pacific Salmon Foundation commends Premier John Horgan and the B.C. Government for making wild salmon restoration a provincial priority. Read our CEO's message for more on how we plan to use the funds.



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