A Fyke Net, Steve, Killer Whales and the Bella Rose

A fyke net, Steve, killer whales and the Bella Rose

It takes this and more to locate, capture, sample, release and analyze the results from our juvenile salmon field research in the Fraser River estuary near Vancouver, BC. On the Fraser’s shallow saltmarsh, a specialized fyke net is designed with wings that guide the fish toward the trap. Temporarily fixed to the channel bottom, this type of net is perfect for the delta’s tidal habitat.

One fyke net – $2,500

Even more important are Steve and the Bella Rose. Steven Stark, […]

One Big Coast: A meaningful, inspiring film by British Columbia musician Luke Wallace

We applaud Luke Wallace and his friends for creating this meaningful film that documents a pivotal, important time in the history of our home, your home, the beautiful province of British Columbia. The decisions we make now will be remembered for lifetimes to come. Luke Wallace and Ali Harris, Murray Minchin, Kelly Marsh, Gerald Amos, Chris Thompson, Pherbie Midgley, Veronika Bylicki, Jason Farra, and others, remind us to always choose with our hearts, what is best for everyone and every thing, including Mother Earth.

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Saving Wolves With Compassionate Conservation: The Killing Must Stop

Saving Wolves With Compassionate Conservation: The Killing Must Stop in British Columbia, Canada.

North Americans are often quick to condemn the brutality of other cultures and countries, inserting ourselves, sometimes using violent force, to establish what we consider peace keeping and a “good life”. Why then, has this sense of empathy not reached the way that we treat and care for other magnificent and fascinating species with whom we share the North American landscape?

Wolves have been resurrected in Canada as the classic scapegoat. As the human population continues to expand around and within […]

Fish Farms: Good vs Bad

Clayoquot Sound, BritishColumbia.com

Originally posted on July 27, 2012 by Clayoquot Wilderness Resort.

While this is a hot topic right now in the pacific north west, this topic is something that we all feel very strong about here at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort. It has been said over and over – NO MORE FISH FARMS in Clayoquot Sound. Clayoquot is a delicate ecosystem and many do not want to disrupt the already delicate life cycle any more than it already has been.

I sat down with John Caton, Managing Director, of Clayoquot Wilderness Resort to discuss […]