|10-25-2013 12:49 PM|
NEWS FROM ATLANTIC SALMON FEDERATION - OCT 25, 2013
ASF RIVERNOTES – Northumberland Strait Rivers were HOT for anglers
ASF RIVERNOTES BLOG has comments on the salmon coming in to the Nova Scotia rivers – and hosts an online “Festival of Atlantic Salmon Movie Shorts”. Check it out.
ASF Research Blog updated – The latest from ASF’s Research staff
Federal Grants Boost Salmon Conservation in Maine
NOAA has provided funds that will help open up new habitat for wild Atlantic salmon in Maine. Read more.
ASCF Increases River Conservation Grants
The Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation is increasing grants to projects across Atlantic Canada. Read how this was accomplished.
Fundraiser Will Support Groups Working in New Brunswick
Read how an important event in Saint John will support efforts to restore wild Atlantic salmon runs on the Miramichi and elsewhere in NB.
Interbreeding of Farmed and Wild Salmon Measured in Norway
A fascinating piece of scientific research has found that five of 20 rivers studied have been seriously affected through crossbreeding of wild salmon with farmed escapees. Read more.
Jellyfish Kill Farmed Salmon in Ireland.
Read how salmon farms on Ireland’s west coast are at risk from stinging jellyfish that have already killed 20,000 salmon in County Mayo. This would be another reason for land-based salmon salmon farming.