Last Call: The Will to Save Pacific Salmon: A Report of the Pacific Salmon Forests Project
Biodiversity, Oceans and fresh water species at risk, salmon, fisheries and aquaculture, protecting coastal waters, forests, Pacific Salmon Forests Project, British Columbia, conservation, economics, land use, policy and regulation, community and culture
Terry Glavin sounds the alarm: time is running out to protect Pacific salmon stocks. Governments must set aside their differences and orient fisheries policy and practices as well as land use planning to conserve wild salmon. A new commitment is needed to ensure that salmon remain a part of British Columbia’s coastal ecology, culture and economy.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY — Last Call: The Will to Save Pacific Salmon: A Report of the Pacific Salmon Forests Project
If wild salmon are to have a future on Canada’s west coast, we must be prepared to make sweeping changes to the way we do things on land, in rivers and at sea. A new commitment is needed to ensure that salmon remain a part of British Columbia's coastal ecology, culture and economy.
Kitkatla: People of Saltwater: A Report of the Pacific Salmon Forests Project
Kitkatla is considered one of the oldest, continually occupied human settlements on North America's coast; a place where people have lived for thousands of years, drawing sustenance from the riches of the ocean and land.
Nemiah: Home of the Xeni Gwet’in: Pacific Salmon Forests Project
This Pacific Salmon Forests Project report from Richard Littlemore and the David Suzuki Foundation focusses on an area called Nemiah, 200 km northwest of Vancouver.
Sacred Cedar: The Cultural and Archaeological Significance of Culturally Modified Trees: A Report of the Pacific Salmon Forests Project
Ancient culturally modified trees (CMTs) are archaeological testaments to Indigenous logging practices and forest use. Found primarily in old-growth cedar stands along the coast of British Columbia, these trees have great cultural, spiritual and anthropological importance.
Set Adrift: The Plight of British Columbia’s Fishing Communities: Pacific Salmon Forest Project
In light of the declining salmon populations of coastal B.C., this publication focuses on the value of community-based fisheries. This report argues that conservation of fisheries is best accomplished when the responsibilities for stewardship rest in the fishing communities which are dependent on the resource.