Monthly Archive: April 2010

Apr 28 2010

Song for the salmon march

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(click this link to hear mp3 recording) Song for the salmon march Melody based on the Oscar Brand song “something to sing about” From the Vancouver Island to the shores of the forest land the rivers are calling for sockeye once more we can get out a show of hands, everyone understands this land’s for …

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Apr 26 2010

E-mail to Norwegian Gov't Minister

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I hope you will do the right thing and get fish farms out of your ocean – out of our ocean and into containment.

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Apr 24 2010

Cohen Commission submission

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Submission 0024-KRAUSE Summary: Claims that sea lice from salmon farms cause high mortality among wild juvenile salmon or that farmed salmon contain harmful levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are false. The widely-cited studies making these claims contain serious flaws, and were funded by organizations that have been paid to promote the consumption of wild salmon. …

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Apr 19 2010

Marching for the Commons

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no more the blind consumption of resources in our common
but a sharing of life’s glory, save our land and save our ocean

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Apr 14 2010

walking with the Get Out migration

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Apr 12 2010

The Get Out Migration & the Lumby Salmon Trail

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After hearing about people getting out for the Get Out migration, I realized I would be away tuning for the East Kootenay Music Festival. What to do? I thought about walking our very own salmon trail – maybe carry a sign or two: Welcome to our Salmon Trail Sorry the salmon are extinct! Michelle from …

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Apr 08 2010

Links to some people who are migrating for salmon

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This is a great blog on DFO jurisdiction http://salmontalks.blogspot.com/ Here’s a neat site foolishaprilfish.com People there are swimming to meet the Vancouver Island migration. Another salmon web blog – welcome angrycanuck.com The Adams River have disappeared salmon too – so angry canuck joined the Get Out Migration! Way to Go John – lots of people …

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Apr 08 2010

the Get Out migration

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Our salmon are dying, so weep for the trees for the bears and eagles, the stench on the breeze our salmon are crying, migration is on but the ocean is murky the clean water gone. Our salmon are dying so we mourn and we plead will someone stop making the wild fish bleed? will someone …

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Apr 08 2010

A morning with Molly Bono in Lumby

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Molly Bono, educator, speaker, moderator and active member of the Okanagan Shuswap First Nation came to Lumby to share the history of her people in the Okanagan. We learned about the family structure within their community and their larger nation before the settlers moved in. We discussed the impact of European settlement and laws that …

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Apr 04 2010

Submission to Cohen Commission

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Submitter: Gordon/Priscilla Judd
Summary: The decline of Fraser River sockeye is a human and political problem, not a natural one. Collective action is necessary to remove obstacles to sockeye salmon survival, which include fish farms on our coastal shores, watershed logging, the use of pesticides that leech into the Fraser River, over-fishing, and misguided Right to Farm legislation.

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