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Christmas Wish List for Salmon
December 18th, 2007
What would we all like to see for Atlantic salmon?


Private Donors Invest $10M in Penobscot River Restoration
November 20th, 2007
Major milestone reached for the Penobscot Restortion Project


Conservation Group Honors Dan Lufkin
October 14th, 2007
ASF honors Dan Lufkin for his commitment to conservation and the environment, the award being presented at ASF's NY Dinner.


33 Conservation Groups Call on Salmon Farms to Protect Wild Salmon
September 19th, 2007
Thirty-three conservation groups from six countries are calling on salmon farms to protect wild salmon populations. This call arises after John Fredriksen, a major shareholder in Marine Harvest, said open net cage salmon farms should be removed from near wild salmon rivers.

Genetics Help Solve Salmon Deaths at Sea
September 19th, 2007
Sampling in a Newfoundland stream will assist research on mortality at sea.


Petitcodiac River Causeway – The end is in sight
August 8th, 2007
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and the New Brunswick Salmon Council (NBSC) commend the Province of New Brunswick for its decision to restore the Petitcodiac River to at least a major portion of what it was before a causeway was installed across the river in 1968.

PEI Fish Kills Not Acceptable
July 25th, 2007
Fishkills in past weekend show need for better river protection, and need for a PEI hatchery facility.


New Atlantic Salmon Conservation Agreement -Safer Ocean Migration Ensured
June 20th, 2007
A new Greenland Conservation Agreement will suspend commercial salmon fisheries in Greenland's territorial waters for seven years, beginning with the 2007 season.

International Salmon Meetings Reinforce Accountability
June 12th, 2007
NASCO is requiring revised Atlantic salmon conservation implementation plansthat overcome current deficiencies from member countries by November 1, 2007. All Member Governments, excluding those that have already submitted perfect plans, must present their plans.

International Review Reveals US Leadership & Canada's Lackluster Performance
June 4th, 2007
Bangor, ME…An international review group has given the United States a perfect score for their implementation plans to conserve their native wild Atlantic salmon. The United States, Norway and England and Wales led the pack of 18 Nations that comprise the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) and are gathered in Bar Harbor, Maine, June 5 to 8th, to discuss plans to save the species in North America and Europe.

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Sue Scott, V.P. Communications
1-506-529-1027
E-mail: sscott@asf.ca
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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. 


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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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