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First Nations group wants net-cage farms out!

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Over the past year, CAAR members have been travelling in the Fraser and Thompson River Basins, meeting with representatives of a number of Indigenous Nations to share information about the potential danger to out-migrating juvenile salmon as they pass by open net-cage salmon farms in the northern Georgia Strait. These groups voiced grave concerns that net-cage farms may be partly responsible for the loss of wild salmon – an essential part of the land and culture. (more…)