Tag Archive: DFO

May 11 2010

My e-mail to United Nations Environment Programme Link:Conservation Commons

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Hello, I found your website because we (in British Columbia Canada) have signs on every salmon river to “protect our heritage” . However, wild salmon are not protected, many rivers are extinct with salmon and right now we have 9 million lost sockeye salmon and a public inquiry into that matter. In spite of the …

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May 07 2010

Debunking DFO Testimony

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This is my response to DFO testimony and the great blog Farmed and Dangerous The signs in the Lumby Salmon Trail provide information on salmon and the protection of salmon habitat. Each sign bears Canada’s logo. The Welcome sign thanks all contributors and in the lowest right hand corner is the official logo of DFO …

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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

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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