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Live Release Winners Announced
December 28th, 2005
St. Andrews, NB ...The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) announces the winners of this year's Wild Atlantic Salmon Live Release draw. Allan Dobson of St. Andrews, NB won an Orvis rod and reel and Edmund de St. Croix of Gaspe QC won a Thomas & Thomas rod and a Hardy reel.

Conservationists Fed Up With Government Inaction on Farmed Salmon Escapes
November 16th, 2005
The recent escape of tens of thousands of salmon from Cooke Aquaculture of New Brunswick is one of the Atlantic Salmon Federation's worst recurring nightmares.

Government Jeopardizes Atlantic Salmon Endowment Fund
November 15th, 2005
The financial benefits promised by the federal government's $30 million endowment fund to support wild Atlantic salmon are in jeopardy if the fund doesn't materialize soon.

Extraordinary Leader Passes the Salmon Torch
November 14th, 2005
New York, NY ...After 13 years in the top driver's seat of the Atlantic Salmon Federation's U.S. Board of Directors, and 26 years on the Board, U.S. Chairman Donal O'Brien of New Canaan, CT, has decided to retire. "The time has come," Mr. O'Brien said, "to give new blood a chance."

Farmed Salmon Swamp Wild Salmon in the Bay of Fundy
October 13th, 2005
Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) researchers have discovered 38 escaped aquaculture salmon at the fish ladder in the Magaguadavic River so far this fall.

Nova Scotia Community First in North America to install cutting-edge acid rain technology
September 21st, 2005
Today, Nova Scotia became the first area in North America to utilize a sophisticated Norwegian "lime doser" that has a proven success record of revitalized rivers damaged by acid rain in that nation.

Hope Surfaces for Better Protection of Wild Salmon from Salmon Farming
August 15th, 2005
St. Andrews - The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is encouraged by the formation of an International Working Group on Cold Water Aquaculture to make continuous improvements in the environmental sustainability of aquaculture, particularly salmon farming.

St. George Students Release FishFriends
June 20th, 2005
St. Andrews, NB.... Students in Margaret Robertson's grade two class at St. George Elementary School will release salmon fry that they raised in their classroom into the New River at the bridge on Tuesday, June 21 at 9:30 a.m., as part of the Atlantic Salmon Federation's popular Fish Friends program.

Newfoundland Students Release Fish Friends
June 13th, 2005
St. Andrews, NB.... Thousands of Atlantic salmon fry will be released into Newfoundland and Labrador's streams and rivers between June 14 and June 16 by excited school children, participating in the Atlantic Salmon Federation's (ASF) Fish Friends program.

PEI Students Release Fish Friends
June 7th, 2005
St. Andrews, NB.... Prince Edward Island children will be releasing hundreds of Atlantic salmon fry at Mooney's Pond on the Morell River between Tuesday, June 7 and Friday, June 10, as part of the Atlantic Salmon Federation's popular Fish Friends program.

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Agreement on Greenland’s Commercial Salmon Fishery Reached Good News For North America
June 12th, 2012
West Greenland catch will be restricted to 20 tonne local consumption limit.

Join the St. Croix River Alewife Migration
June 8th, 2012
On Saturday, June 9, groups and individuals concerned about the future survival of native alewives (gaspereau) on the St. Croix River will symbolically escort this historically and ecologically important fish up the river. 

Newfoundland Fish Farm fish Hopes to Sell Infected Salmon
July 10th, 2012
A salmon farm with iSA in southern Newfoundland wants to sell its condemned salmon for human use.

PEI Fish Kill Larger than Thought
July 10th, 2012
A PEI Fish Kill in Trout River a repeat of last year

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