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: News from ASF - May 16, 2013


salmonthink
05-16-2013, 12:34 PM
Rivernotes – the ASF presence on the rivers and at sea
As everyone waits for the return of wild Atlantic salmon into their home rivers, ASF Research staff have been incredibly busy. This week a “special edition” with an ASF researcher writing about the many tasks involved:
http://atlanticsalmonfederation.org/rivernotes/

The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation (ASCF) has helped keep the research effort running with a $25,000 grant. Read more:
http://asf.ca/ascf-supports-asf-tracking-with-25-000-grant.html

Moncton Salmon Advocate Receives Award
Fred Wheaton has been an important voice for conservation of large salmon, and of live release in New Brunswick. Read more about his work, and the “Lieutenant Governor’s Award” that he received this week:
http://asf.ca/moncton-salmon-advocate-honoured.html

Expert Warns Irish Minister on Perils of Sea Lice from Salmon Farms
Mark Costello, from his present post at the University of Auckland, NZ, provided the Irish government with strongly worded warnings on sea lice. Read more:
http://asf.ca/expert-warns-irish-minister-on-fish-farm-risks.html

Atlantic Salmon Released into Maine’s Aroostook River
A great video clip on the work of volunteers in attempting to restore wild Atlantic salmon in Maine's Aroostook River, a tributary of the Saint John River:
http://wagmtv.com/news/atlantic-salmon-released-into-aroostook-river

Salmon Live Release Video Passes 13,000 views
The live release techniques video released by ASF on Apr 20, has had more than 13,000 views on YouTube and Vimeo. If you haven’t already seen it, check it out. If you have a friend who might be interested, share it. Links at:
http://asf.ca/live-releae.html