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2012

Adding Another Piece to Salmon Survival Puzzle

Adding Another Piece to Salmon Survival Puzzle

What do young salmon eat? Is there enough food for them when they leave the rivers and streams and enter the ocean? In 2006, Dave Ewart of the Campbell River-based Quinsam Hatchery approached the BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences (BC-CAHS) with these two key...

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Salmon River Diversion

Salmon River Diversion

Dan McLennan, Courier-IslanderPublished: Wednesday April 21, 2010 A fish passage project under consideration at BC Hydro’s Salmon River Diversion could be the most significant enhancement project involving the Campbell River Salmon Foundation (CRSF), as well as the...

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Simms Creek Stewards Project

Simms Creek Stewards Project

Summer 2008 The Simms Creek Stewards completed a project to add spawning gravel to Simms Creek downstream from the counting fence location to just upstream of the highway bridge. CRSF and the Campbell River Community Foundation were partners We had noticed in previous...

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Salmon River Diversion

Salmon River Diversion

Dan McLennan, Courier-IslanderPublished: Wednesday April 21, 2010 A fish passage project under consideration at BC Hydro’s Salmon River Diversion could be the most significant enhancement project involving the Campbell River Salmon Foundation (CRSF), as well as the...

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River Gravel Put to Bed

River Gravel Put to Bed

DAN MacLENNAN, Courier-IslanderPublished: Thursday, August 06, 2009 Another Campbell River spawning gravel project has been going well this week in the upper river says Mike Gage, chair of the Campbell River Salmon Foundation. Over the last week, crews from Uplands...

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More Gravel for Chinook, Steelhead

More Gravel for Chinook, Steelhead

Courier-IslanderPublished: July 31, 2009 With the Campbell down at record low flows, it’s a good time to top up its spawning gravel supply. Starting this week and continuing to August 10, the Campbell River Salmon Foundation (CRSF), with funding from BC Hydro’s Bridge...

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Local support saves project

Local support saves project

Courier-Islander (Campbell River)Published: June 12, 2009 What do young salmon eat? Is there enough food for them when they leave the rivers and streams and enter the ocean? These are two very important questions if you are trying to increase the number of salmon in...

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