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: ASF RIVERNOTES updated - June 14

06-14-2013, 02:12 PM
Rivers are settling down, with good water levels for angling, and salmon are moving upstream in many. ASFs Blog has just been updated with the latest information available.

Greenland Decision on Greater Harvest Still Sending Shock Waves
ASFs Bill Taylor was on CBCs national program As It Happens this week explaining the problem and providing suggestions on actions we need to take.

The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for DFO, made a statement on Greenland.

Low Returns on Miramichi in 2012 Brings Reaction
With the Miramichi responsible for 20% or more of North Americas wild Atlantic salmon, and low returns in 2012, both ASFs Bill Taylor and MSAs Mark Hambrook respond to the DFO data.

Connecticut River Program Takes Another Big Hit
The once-great program to restore Atlantic salmon in the Connecticut River is now in tatters. This article explains the present situation on how the program is winding down, in part due to the catastrophic loss of the White River Hatchery.

New Study on Nova Scotias Aquaculture Regulation
East Coast Environmental Law has released a report focusing on the problems in regulation of NSs open net pen salmon operations. Report can be downloaded. Read more: