ASF Supports Fly Fishing Therapy Program for Veterans
In the Ottawa/Gatineau area ASF has helped develop a program to introduce veterans to fly fishing. Read more:
Atlantic Salmon Federation - ASF Supports Flyfishing Therapy Program For Wounded Veterans in Ottawa/Gatineau
ASF RIVERNOTES BLOG
– Joan Wulff and the Community of Salmon People
Three vignettes, including an intro to short videos on Joan Wulff, and a wonderful description of the final day of salmon season in Nova Scotia.
ASF River Notes | Reports on salmon runs, research field work and other matters of interest in the world of Atlantic salmon
CBS Coast-to-Coast coverage of Penobscot River restoration
CBS gave major coverage to the decommissioning of the dams on the Penobscot River, and provided an interesting overview of the Penobscot River Restoration’s impacts.
Atlantic Salmon Federation - CBS News: Penobscot River Finally Runs Free
Damage from changes to Fisheries Act
A new article in the peer-reviewed journal Fisheries has focused attention on the impact of changes to Canada’s Fisheries Act that have stripped away much of the habitat protection. Read more:
Atlantic Salmon Federation - Fisheries Act Changes Remove Habitat Protection
Fines for Illegal Salmon fishing in Newfoundland
Fines are going to assist SAEN as a result of a conviction a NL court that saw a boat seized, and individuals banned from fishing activity for a decade. Read more:
Atlantic Salmon Federation - Fines for Illegal NL Salmon Fishing
NL announces moratorium on fracking
Newfoundland has declared a moratorium on fracking until more is known about the impacts and best practices. Read details:
Atlantic Salmon Federation - NL Gov't Announces Moratorium on Fracking
No Canadian Plan for Biodiversity
Canada’s Auditor General office has criticized the Federal government for the lack of planning to protect species at risk particularly, and biodiversity in general.
Atlantic Salmon Federation - No Federal Canadian Plan for Biodiversity