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B.C.’s lack of snow foretells summer drought woes Rochelle Baker, National Observer, Feb 7, 2024

B.C. environmental groups request review of tire chemical linked to salmon deaths, Brenna Owen, CBC, Feb 7, 2024

Snowpack survey, The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn, Feb 8. 2024

‘Significantly elevated drought hazards’ in B.C. due to low snowpack levels Laura Brougham & Kori Sidaway, Chek News, Feb 8, 2024

‘Very low’ B.C. snowpack raises drought concerns, Stefan Labbe, Vancouver Is Awesome, Feb 8, 2024

Sparse snowpack levels across B.C. raise drought fears, David P. Ball, CBC News, Feb 8, 2024

Chilliwack First Nations invite community to attend Gill Bar restoration event Feb. 21 Mike Vaden Bosch, Feb 8, 2024

Low snowpack puts B.C. at risk of another brutal drought Nathan Griffiths, The Province, Feb 8, 2024

Low snowpack expected to impact B.C.’s salmon population, Abigail Turner, CTV News, Feb 8, 2024 

B.C. snowpack about 40% below normal, as Eby worries of ‘dramatic drought conditions’ Brenna Owen, Feb 8, 2024, Niagra on the Lake Local

Community conversation on Gill Bar restoration coming to Chilliwack, Jennifer Feinberg, Agassiz-Harrison Observer, Feb 8, 2024

‘It’s dire’: Low snowpack raises drought fears on Island Darron Kloster, Times Colonist, Feb 9, 2024

Low snowpack has major implications for B.C. salmon, Sonia Alsam, City News, Feb 9, 2024

Record low snowpack levels raise summer drought concerns Global News, Feb 9, 2024

Vancouver Island’s low snowpack has experts worried about drought, CFAX1070, Feb 12, 2024



B.C. records lowest snowpack in 54 years, CTV News, April 10, 2024

Snowpack and salmon, Daybreak North with Carolina de Ryk, CBC, April 15, 2024

NGOs demanding the Marine Stewardship Council decertify Alaska salmon fisheries, Rachel Sapin, Intrafish, April 19, 2024

BC Wildlife Experts Debunk New Salmon Farming ‘Textbook’ The Skeena, April 23, 2024

Adjudicator accepts B.C. groups’ challenge to Alaska ‘sustainable’ fishery Stefan Labbe, Pique Newsmagazine, April 26, 2024

Canadian challengers to Alaska salmon MSC status to get review Undercurrent News, April 26, 2024







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