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Landmark Dam Purchases Give Hope to US Salmon
December 20th, 2010
Three important dams on the Penobscot River have been purchased for $24M to be be decommissioned - part of an effort to restore the river and its Atlantic salmon population.

Penobscot Dam Images for Media
December 19th, 2010
Images linked from this page can be used with articles related to the Penobscot Dams

Proposed NS Salmon Farm Threatens Endangered Wild Atlantic Salmo
December 13th, 2010
ASF has registered with Transport Canada its opposition to allowing a new salmon farming operation in St. Marys Bay, adjacent to Long Island.

Farmed Salmon Escapes Threaten Endangered Wild Populations
December 7th, 2010
Escapes, including 33,000 last week, are putting at risk Bay of Fundy wild Atlantic salmon

December 1st, 2010
COSEWIC has recommended further endangered and threatened designations. Read more about this major development.

Researcher Honoured For Uncovering Mysteries of Salmon at Sea
November 15th, 2010
Dr. Fred Whoriskey receives the Lee Wulff Conservation Awards in New York.

Stop Oil and Gas Exploration in Gulf of St. Lawrence
October 5th, 2010
ASF and other members of a coalition of environmental, fishing and aboriginal organizations is calling for a halt to oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

ASF's Bill Taylor Notes Rivers near Salmon Farms Have Poor Runs
September 15th, 2010
Bill Taylor details the poor runs of rivers near salmon farm sites, while other Atlantic salmon rivers are having very good runs.

Atlantic Salmon Returns Break Records
August 19th, 2010
Many rivers in QC and Atlantic Canada are breaking recent salmon return records

What are NB's Atlantic salmon worth?
June 29th, 2010
An op/ed by ASF's Bill Taylor in the Telegraph-Journal raises the issue of government support for Atlantic salmon conservation.

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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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