Conservancy Hornby Island is requesting the federal government to shut down the Pacific herring roe fishery planned for March 2020. Again in 2019, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) approved the catch of approximately 200 million spawning herring in the Georgia Strait - the last viable herring roe fishery on the coast - without considering what impact this may have on all the other sea creatures who rely on this one species of forage fish.
CLIMATE RALLY on COURTENAY on SEPT 27th
CHI board member Kristin Sonstebo attended the event.
Approximately 1000 people turned out to march for climate action in Courtenay on Sept. 27th, inspired by Greta Thunberg's courageous journey to North America and led by the Youth Environmental Action Group(Y.E.A.G.)
Beulah Creek Restoration – A Good Environmental Story
March 5-8 2020
SCHEDULE COMING SOON
CHI is honoUred to announce fisheries scientist superstar from UBC and author of the recently published book "Vanishing Fish", will speak at our 2020 HerringFest.
Dr. Daniel Pauly is a French-born marine biologist, well known for his work in studying human impacts on global fisheries. He is a professor and the project leader of the Sea Around Us Project at the UBC Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at the University of British Columbia.