Atlantic Salmon Federation

Migrating Salmon Face a Triple Challenge

Gill-net fisheries in Greenland, Labrador and at St-Pierre et Miquelon are now growing threats to Atlantic salmon. ... Full story

Has the Salmon Farming Industry Improved?

Has salmon farming improved at all over the past decade? David Suzuki takes a look, with special reference to British Colombia. ... Full story

Wild Salmon Starving at Sea?

The continued high mortality of salmon at sea in light of climate change is a serious issue and is examined here by Chris Todd, Professor of Marine Ecology at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. ... Full story

Conservationist Honoured for Restoration of Maine's Penobscot River

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) has announced that Laura Rose Day of Hallowell, ME has been selected as the 2013 recipient of the Lee Wulff Atlantic Salmon Conservation Award. ... Full story

Interbreeding Between Farmed and Wild Norwegian Salmon Quantified

For the first time scientists have managed to quantify how escaped salmon have interbred with wild salmon in Norwegian rivers. ... Full story

ASF's 31st Annual New York Gala Dinner and Auction

Details of the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s Gala Dinner honouring Nathaniel P. Reed for his outstanding contributions to the protection of wild Atlantic salmon and the environment. ... Full story

Escaped Farmed Salmon Found in Large Numbers in New Brunswick Rivers

Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) biologists are concerned that the large number of farmed salmon showing up on the Magaguadavic River is indicative of a large escape from sea cages in the Bay of Fundy that has gone unreported by the aquaculture industry. ... Full story

A Great Friend to Atlantic Salmon is Lost

Salmon fishing loses a fine sportsman and a championing conservationist with the passing of Donal C. O’Brien Jr. ... Full story

Atlantic Salmon Conservation: Experts Share ‘What Works and What Doesn't’

When it comes to the recovery of wild Atlantic salmon stocks, the question on the minds of conservation managers and the public alike is ‘What works?’ ... Full story

Bumper August Returns of Atlantic Salmon?

Predictions are being made that this August could be unusually good for returns of Atlantic salmon. ... Full story

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