News from the Atlantic Salmon Federation - Nov. 15, 2012
Atlantic Salmon Federation News
ASF's Bill Taylor Makes Presentation on Canada Fisheries Act Amendments
Read the presentation made by ASF's President Bill Taylor on Nov. 8 to the Canadian Parliament's Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans regarding the changes on HABITAT PROTECTION soon to be in place. The document is thought provoking.
Blogger Karl Nerenberg in Rabble.ca commented on Bill Taylor's presentation, with his own perspective:
Bangor Daily News Publisher Receives Salmon Conservation Award
Richard Warren, Publisher of the Bangor Daily News, received the Lee Wulff Atlantic Salmon Conservation Award. He has played a major role in bringing about the success of the Penobscot Restoration Project. Read more:
More than Half Wild Atlantic Salmon Killed by Sealice, Researchers Claim
An article just published in a journal of the Royal Society claims that half Atlantic salmon are killed by Sea Lice. Read more:
NS Salmon Farm Application Withdrawn on Concern for Wild Salmon
A company that has made several salmon farm applications for Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore has withdrawn one for fear of impacting wild Atlantic salmon.