Final Advisory Letter

Author: 
PFRCC
Final report of the Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council in its role as advisors on wild Pacific salmon and steelhead stocks and habitat.

Stocks Report

Pacific Salmon Resources in Northern British Columbia and Yukon Transboundary Rivers

Author: 
Mark Johannes

This is the fifth report in a series on Pacific salmon resources by the Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (PFRCC) describing the current state and the ability to assess and understand the status of salmon resources in British Columbia, the Yukon and Arctic.

 

Conference on Early Migration and Premature Mortality in Fraser River Late-Run Sockeye Salmon: Proceedings Forest Sciences Cent

Author: 
Scott G. Hinch and Julie Gardner, Editors
ISBN: 
1-897110-60-X

This is a report on the proceedings of a conference held at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in June of 2008. Close to 70 participants attended, from universities, private consulting companies, fisheries management organizations, non-governmental environmental organizations and First Nations.1 Several of the participants were graduate students who learned from the conference rather than contributing to discussions. The conference had an atmosphere of intensity, all aware that forward movement on the question of early migrating Late-run sockeye salmon on the Fraser River is critical. 

Status of Pacific Salmon Resources in Southern British Columbia and the Fraser River Basin

Author: 
Marc Labelle
ISBN: 
1-897110-58-8
The present report updates, through recent information provided by field survey and analyses, the information contained in the Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (PFRCC) 2002 report on the abundance and diversity of Pacific salmon resources in southern British Columbia

 

Managing Pacific Salmon for Ecosystem Values: Ecosystem Indicators and the Wild Salmon Policy

Author: 
Marc Nelitz, Carol Murray, Marc Porter, David R. Marmorek
ISBN: 
1-897110-27-8

The PFRCC has released a report on the role that Pacific salmon play in shaping aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. The report proposes indicators that might be used to measure this ecosystem role and future work needed to eventually guide policy makers on how to incorporate ecosystem values in their mangement considerations. This is in support of strategy 3 of DFO's Wild Salmon Policy.

Climate Change and Salmon Stocks

Author: 
Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council
ISBN: 
N/A

A one day workshop, hosted by the PFRCC had a focus on: "What is the most alarming potential impact of climate change on salmon stocks?" and "What is the best strategy to adopt?

Coast Wide Coho

Author: 
Richard Routledge, Ken Wilson
ISBN: 
1-897110-03-0

(Background paper authored by Richard Routledge and Ken Wilson, June 1999) Abstract: Canada's management and protection of freshwater coho habitat leaves much to be desired. The effect of loss and degradation of freshwater coho habitat in the decline of southern BC coho is complex.

Fraser River Sockeye

Author: 
Richard Routledge, Ken Wilson
ISBN: 
1-897110-02-2

(Background Paper authored by Richard Routledge and Ken Wilson, June 1999) This paper detailed historical trends regarding Fraser River sockeye runs.

Salmon Stocks

Author: 
Carl Walters, Josh Korman
ISBN: 
1-897110-01-4

(Background Paper by Carl Walters and Josh Korman, June 1999) Providing a broad species by species overview of stock status and trends for BC as a whole.

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