NEWS FROM THE ATLANTIC SALMON FEDERATION - JUNE 16, 2011
ASF launches its River Notes blog that will provide tid bits on fishing for wild Atlantic salmon and other happenings in the field throughout the season. So far, there have been good reports about salmon runs.
The Atlantic Salmon Federation has engaged Gardner Pinfold Consulting Economists Ltd to carry out the most comprehensive study of the economic benefits of wild Atlantic salmon to eastern Canada ever undertaken.
ASF’s involvement in international meetings in Greenland that gave wild Atlantic salmon a year’s reprieve from a commercial fishery on their feeding grounds at Greenland has received wide coverage.
An appeal has been launched of the provincial approval of three Shelburne Harbour, NS open cage salmon aquaculture sites to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.
A demonstration will take place in Halifax on Friday, June 18, at Province House at 11:00 am against the NS government’s approval of open net salmon aquaculture operations in St. Mary’s Bay.