Tag Archive: DFO

Jun 07 2011

Adverse effects of pesticide spraying – Lumby

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helicopter went for two hours back and forth over the land, I have the same problems… they must have sprayed insecticides, and much too heavy, wrong doses.

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Mar 31 2011

May Day for Wild Salmon at the BC Legislature

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…send a clear message during this election, if candidates want to win they need to protect wild salmon by removing salmon farms.

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Nov 16 2010

DFO – monitoring since 1986 – not enough information yet!

Photo - Helmut Lang
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what DFO is doing in response to this so I can inform them? Given Kristi Miller’s work suggesting a novel virus is seriously impacting, perhaps even killing, the majority both adult and juvenile Fraser stock sockeye it would seem very important to do comprehensive pathology on this event.

People are writing me because they claim they never get answers from DFO.

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Nov 10 2010

Salmon Farms have too many sea lice – please – get the farms out!

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It’s been a busy time for me – Tuning for the local Community Music School –  Marching for wild salmon with the wild salmon people – Sending out Vegetated Sand Bed information – A submission to the Cohen Commission – Attending the Vernon water meeting and ditching my fridge! Meanwhile, I’ve been getting aggressive e-mails …

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Oct 04 2010

Chatting with DFO

DFO speed boats below Wilsey Dam 2010 - photo Gordon Judd
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As we walked back to our car they started their motors – absolutely deafening – screaming.
I hope they wear hearing protection.

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Oct 01 2010

What a morning! Sockeye at Wilsey Dam

Information from DFO - photo by Gordon Judd
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There in the calmed water below the dam, were sockeye as far as the eye could see – all facing into the current – all scarlet – all here to spawn!

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Sep 07 2010

last Offical day to comment on fish farm regulations

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Comment on Fish Farm Regulations today: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dElVTFY0d1JqMGRYR2F6Vnp3QjEzRnc6MQ#gid=0

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Aug 30 2010

To: someone who blogs about eating salmon

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If you want wild salmon you have to stand up and demand it.

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Aug 16 2010

First Nations have the First Right to Fish

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I hope you can read the Cohen Commission testimony that’s posted on their website. First Nations have the first legal right to fish – for food, for ceremony, and for selling. That’s in our Constitution – that’s the law in Canada but DFO is allocating fish that belongs to someone else. Would it be a …

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May 31 2010

To NDP with reply from Mr. Rob Fleming, MLA Environment Critic

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Sent: May-19-10 9:41 PM To: James.MLA, Carole Subject: Lumby salmon trails and government signs Dear Ms.James, Some time ago I sent you an e-mail about the the disappeared wild salmon that caused hunger to some First Nations people last winter. I did manage to collect a small donation of canned salmon to help while they …

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