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: LARGE SALMON - No North. Am. Region Meets Conservation Minimums

05-29-2009, 12:45 PM
Not a single region of North America is meeting the minimum conservation target for large Atlantic salmon. The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) released the sobering figures this month. The Atlantic Salmon Federation is calling for increased conservation measures at next week's meetings of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization in Norway. Read more at:

A BACKGROUNDER with the facts and figures on the large Atlantic salmon:

In New Brunswick, 10 conservation organizations announced they will work together to restore the Atlantic salmon to the Petitcodiac once the river is again opened up. At one time the Petitcodiac had the fourth-largest run of salmon in New Brunswick.

The PEI Council of ASF sponsored an investigation of the problems of salmon rivers in Prince Edward Island that is making waves across the Atlantic in Scotland. The issue is the role played by beaver dams in blocking Atlantic salmon migration. Check it out:

Atlantic salmon have always been the subject of art - paintings, sculptures and other forms. In Fredericton, NB 25 artists are each using the Atlantic salmon theme to create an Atlantic salmon piece of art. Read more:

And remember to keep up-to-date with Atlantic Salmon Federation on Facebook. To keep track of breaking news on Atlantic salmon, use the Atlantic Salmon Federation's presence on Facebook. Log in, search for Atlantic Salmon Federation, and sign up as a fan. We have just added a link to our expanding Youtube channel - and don't forget to check out our favourites from elsewhere in Youtube.
The ASF Youtube channel is: