ASF Rivernotes Update - June 14 - and other news
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.
ASF River Notes | Reports on salmon runs, research field work and other matters of interest in the world of Atlantic salmon
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.
Atlantic Salmon Federation - Bill Taylor of ASF Discusses Greenland Decision on AS IT HAPPENS
The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for DFO, made a statement on Greenland.
Atlantic Salmon Federation - DFO Minister Ashfield on Greenland Salmon Take
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.
Atlantic Salmon Federation - DFO Reports Historically Low Salmon Numbers
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.
Atlantic Salmon Federation - CT Scales Back Salmon Program
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:
Atlantic Salmon Federation - New Study on NS Aquaculture Regulation