|06-14-2013 01:12 PM|
ASF RIVERNOTES updated - June 14
ASF RIVERNOTES Updated
Rivers are settling down, with good water levels for angling, and salmon are moving upstream in many. ASF’s Blog has just been updated with the latest information available.
Greenland Decision on Greater Harvest Still Sending Shock Waves
ASF’s Bill Taylor was on CBC’s 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 America’s wild Atlantic salmon, and low returns in 2012, both ASF’s Bill Taylor and MSA’s 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 Scotia’s Aquaculture Regulation
East Coast Environmental Law has released a report focusing on the problems in regulation of NS’s open net pen salmon operations. Report can be downloaded. Read more: