Fraser Connectivity Project

A person is holding up a clear container with "Raincoast Constervation on the label." The container has two very small silver fish inside it. In the background is a blue sky and a blue body of water.

Dozens of Chum

Caught our first juvenile salmon of the season this weekend! We found dozens of these little chum salmon fry in the North Arm of the Lower Fraser River yesterday, the first juvenile salmon of the season to migrate downstream into the estuary where they likely spend a few days or weeks before moving on to …

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This is a photo of a beach at low tide with a patch of tall marsh-like grass, and with a bearded man walking on the left of the image holding a yellow device in his left hand. It is a grey day.

Back at field work for the Fraser Connectivity Project

Just when I thought field work was over I find myself back out at Sturgeon Bank! Today @rileyfinnn and I are mapping marsh islands as part of long term monitoring investigating marsh recession as well as baseline data for monitoring any changes related to the Fraser Connectivity Project!

This is a photo of three researchers standing on a marshy section of the coast with algae covered rocks dividing marsh from open water. Is is a sunny day.

August with the Fraser Connectivity Project

Can’t believe it’s already August, the Fraser Connectivity Project team is almost finished for the season but managed to catch this beautiful juvenile sockeye salmon this morning along with a few Chinook! Our day also included bringing some drone footage and checking out some potential jetty breach locations!!

80 stream type Chinook like this beauty…

Today was amazing! Caught more than 80 stream type Chinook like this beauty, first time ever catching these in large numbers!! Usually we catch ocean-type Chinook only a few months old but these stream type Chinook rear in freshwater for a whole year before moving to the ocean!

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