The salmon cannon is not a new invention, but the internet is just now grabbing a hold of it. Check out the CNN article here to see some of the reactions online. Keep an eye on the FISH Facebook page for updates on the salmon cannon and how it’s being used to transport salmon to their spawning grounds.
A Coho and Chinook Hybrid Found Off the Coast of B.C.
A member of the Cowichan Tribes discovered a hybrid salmon while tagging fish on Vancouver Island! The salmon was verified to be a second generation coho/chinook hybrid. Learn more about the discovery and what could have caused it HERE.
During their final meeting on 10/07/19, the Governor’s Orca Task Force added 13 new recommendations for saving the Southern Resident Killer Whales. The task force discusses salmon habitat restoration and storm water runoff as just some of the ways to support salmon populations. Read More HERE.
Salmon Return to Oregon River!
Salmon Return to Oregon River by the Hundreds to Spawn After $2M Restoration Project
Blue River, Oregon has had a lack of salmon for the past 50 years. But today — thanks to a $2 million restoration project completed two years ago, the chinook are returning! Experts have counted 241 chinook redds — a great sign for the future of river! Learn more about the restoration success HERE.
A plan to divert water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta jeopardizes already endangered salmon populations. NOAA Fisheries biologists and environmental groups are fighting to protect the water source and the fish who call the threatened delta home. Learn more HERE.