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  • Last Dance: Spawning Chum Salmon, Vedder River

    by Petr Herman Adventures “This video stars a pair of Chum salmon going about their courtship dance. They use their tails to clear silt from the nest they have dug for their eggs, called a Redd. They are not actually spawning in the video, but they are making all the preparations, getting to know each […]

  • Squamish River Estuary Skwelwil’em/Howe Sound

    by Bob Turner January 27, 2021 The Squamish River estuary was once large and thriving with life, this video shows that changes that have taken place over the past decades without thought in the long lasting impacts to the natural world. Thank YOU Bob Turner for your remarkable work to bring this to our attention […]

  • Salmon returning to North Van creek in ‘shocking’ numbers (VIDEO)

    Coho and chum salmon returns up 300 per cent almost immediately. January 18, 2021   by North Shore News North Shore Streamkeepers president Keegan Casidy wades into Mosquito Creek where salmon are returning in record numbers thanks to a habitat restoration project led by local volunteers.Paul McGrath, North Shore News After all but disappearing from Mosquito […]

  • Raincoast Study: Chinook salmon exhibit long-term rearing and early marine growth in the Fraser River, B.C., a large urban estuary

    A new study has used salmon ear bones (otoliths) and genetic fingerprinting to confirm the importance of the Fraser estuary for juvenile Chinook salmon. Published on 2021 · 01 · 20 by Raincoast Conservation Photo by Michael O. Snyder. A new paper published by a team of researchers, including Raincoast scientists, and led by Lia Chalifour, finds additional […]

  • Salmon Spawning Count 2020

    Bob Turner made this amazing video! It is a video capturing chum salmon spawning near Squamish, BC in November 2020. The female’s release of her eggs and fertilization by male sperm is clearly visible at 2:34. Here are a few pictures of the weekly salmon spawning counts the Sunshine Coast Streamkeepers did from the beginning […]