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ASF Input to New Brunswick's Sisson Brook Mine Project
November 25th, 2011
A letter from ASF on the environmental assessment terms of reference for a proposed tungsten/molybdenum mine in the headwaters of the Nashwaak River.


Christopher T. "Kit" Barrow Receives Top Conservation Award
November 15th, 2011
Kit Barrow was given the ASF Lee Wulff Conservation Award for his tireless work on behalf of wild Atlantic salmon conservation.


"Salmon Summit" concludes southern Atlantic salmon populations endangered
October 14th, 2011
NASCO concludes that southern populations of Atlantic salmon on both sides of the Atlantic are threatened with extinction. The "Salmon Summit" in La Rochelle this week brought together the latest science on the subject.


Researchers Gather in France for "The Salmon Summit"
October 4th, 2011
Scientists, including those from ASF, are gathering for an unprecedented review of new, ground-breaking research on the reasons for high mortality at sea.


Farmed Salmon Enter Wild Salmon Rivers in NB and Maine: Another Sea Cage Breach Goes Unreported
September 16th, 2011

Farmed salmon escapees are entering the Magaguadavic River in southwest New Brunswick and the Dennys River in downeast Maine.  



COSEWIC Final Report Out - and goes to SARA Registry
September 9th, 2011
The FULL species-at-risk assessment report for Canadian Atlantic Salmon populations was released Sep. 9 - and the report goes onto the SARA Registry and to the Minister.


Salmon Summit Brings Together Latest Science on Migration and Mortality
August 31st, 2011
A Salmon Summit will examine the latest scientific results from ground-breaking research into Atlantic salmon at sea.


Fundy Discovery Centre Includes Atlantic Salmon Display
August 17th, 2011
A salmon display greets visitors in Huntsman's Fundy Discovery Aquarium.


Trap Net Project in Labrador Aboriginal Fishery Promotes Sustainable Harvesting
July 26th, 2011
The NunatuKavut Community Council of Labrador will pilot the harvest of wild Atlantic salmon by trap net to allow a better product for food, social and ceremonial purposes and to promote conservation through live release of large salmon. 


Community groups appeal Nova Scotia's approval of fish farms
July 11th, 2011
Appeal asks Supreme Court to revoke licenses that may devastate St. Mary's Bay tourism and fishing industries.


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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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