Community Salmon Program Application Intake Open!
Applications for the Community Salmon Program Spring 2021 funding round are now open and will be accepted through February 15. PSF's Community Salmon Program is a grantmaking program that supports volunteer and community–driven organizations that undertake salmon conservation and restoration projects in British Columbia and the Yukon.
Check out PSF's Educational Activities this new year!
Looking for fun, educational salmon activities for learning at home? Check out these resources developed by PSF scientists and educational consultants as a part of the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project. Learn more about Pacific salmon while getting to know their ecosystems better!
PSF Perspective on DFO Decision to Phase Out Open-Net-Pen Salmon Farms in the Discovery Islands
The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) commends Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) and the seven First Nations in the Discovery Islands for the consultations that led to the decision by DFO Minister Bernadette Jordan to phase out open-net-pen aquaculture in the Discovery Islands during the next 18 months. To access our full news release regarding this announcement, click the link below.
New paper published in BioScience highlights Indigenous management practices for Pacific salmon
A new paper published in BioScience titled ‘Indigenous Systems of Management for Culturally and Ecologically Resilient Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) Fisheries ‘ features PSF’s Salmon Watersheds Program Director, Katrina Connors and former PSF researcher William Atlas. This paper dives into Indigenous management practices for Pacific salmon and how revitalizing traditional systems of salmon management could improve efforts and identify opportunities for the future. Click the link below to access the full paper!
Hot off the press! Introducing the 2020 Fall/Winter issue of the Salmon Steward!
This issue highlights the important work of stewards across the province as they persevere for salmon amidst COVID-19 by “carrying on, together” (page 8). We also explore key updates on PSF initiatives like the new and improved Pacific Salmon Explorer, which now provides data for more than 80% of B.C. salmon (page 5). Click the link below to view the 2020 Fall/Winter issue of the Salmon Steward!