Chinook salmon protection

Scott and Orion Adair swept the podium, claiming both junior and adult top prizes at the 2021 Fish for Future catch-and-release derby. (Jill Salter photo)

Tofino’s Fish for the Future festival nets success

To date, over $270,000 has be raised for conservation and research of wild salmon in Clayoquot Sound

 

Among 28 southern groups of B.C. chinook assessed by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, only two remain “not at risk”. Michael Humling photo

Scientists worry B.C. hatchery fish threatening endangered wild chinook

Latest assessments identify more southern populations at risk of extinction

 

Fish for the Future event host Matt Dawson cheers alongside the tournament’s winner Mikayla Nikiforuk on Sept. 27. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Willie Mitchell’s Fish for the Future catch-and-release derby nets $60,000 for wild salmon

“I liked releasing the fish because I know there are not that many salmon left.”

 

Fish for the Future event host and ambassador Matt Dawson cheers alongside the tournament’s winner Cohen Ingalls on Sept. 22. Participants radio in their fish as they reel it in so a professional can zip over and release it for them the proper way. (Westerly file photo)

Tofino Resort + Marina establishes Fish for the Future Fund for Clayoquot Sound salmon

“I see us being a conduit to all the great organizations doing awesome work in the community.”

Fish for the Future event host and ambassador Matt Dawson cheers alongside the tournament’s winner Cohen Ingalls on Sept. 22. Participants radio in their fish as they reel it in so a professional can zip over and release it for them the proper way. (Westerly file photo)
Gibson Brothers transport wood for instream habitat on Tranquil River. The majority of wood collected will be going to the Tranquil River where CWFS has been building habitat for two years. CWFS is willing to share transport costs on a case by case basis. (Lindsay Henwood photo)

Central Westcoast Forest Society is searching for wood and trees

Scrap wood will be used to help rebuild the local salmon populations near Tofino and Ucluelet.

Gibson Brothers transport wood for instream habitat on Tranquil River. The majority of wood collected will be going to the Tranquil River where CWFS has been building habitat for two years. CWFS is willing to share transport costs on a case by case basis. (Lindsay Henwood photo)
American professional snowboarder and two-time Olympic gold medallist Jamie Anderson shows her love for wild salmon on the bow of the Tiicmis during the June 24 flotilla. DOUGLAS LUDWIG PHOTO

Outcry for wild salmon builds in Tofino

About 30 vessels join in first-ever flotilla for the protection of wild salmon.

American professional snowboarder and two-time Olympic gold medallist Jamie Anderson shows her love for wild salmon on the bow of the Tiicmis during the June 24 flotilla. DOUGLAS LUDWIG PHOTO