The Fraser River, BC’s longest, is known for its large salmon runs, and the Fraser Valley provides habitat that is critical for salmon to survive. But, over time, old or poorly designed flood management and dike infrastructure has narrowed or >
Report prepared for Watershed Watch Salmon Society, regarding the gaps in the oversight of salmon habitats behind dikes.
In March, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee responded to a petition that ELC students worked on for the Mikisew Cree First Nation. The December 2014 petition argued that the Alberta tar sands and Site C dam endanger the World Heritage Site at >
In response to our 2014 request on behalf of the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF), BC’s Auditor General recently launched a project to determine if the provincial government is effectively managing the grizzly bear population in BC, including its controversial trophy >
Report with recommendations prepared for the Friends and Residents of the North Fork that compares how laws in BC and the US protect grizzlies from road development.
Submissions of the Pacific Salmon Foundation, The SOS Marine Conservation Foundation, Watershed Watch Salmon Society, the David Suzuki Foundation and the University of Victoria Environmental Law Centre on the draft Aquaculture Activities Regulation (AAR).
ELC student Harrison Porter prepared this memo on the issue of the spread of fatal diseases from domestic sheep to wild bighorn sheep for the BC Wildlife Federation.
Government Should Disclose Fish Farm Disease Outbreaks June 12, 2014 Outbreaks of exotic or virulent fish disease at fish farms may spread to wild fish and threaten wild salmon stocks. Yet the government fails to adequately report to the public >
Outbreaks of exotic or virulent fish disease at fish farms may spread to wild fish and threaten wild salmon stocks. Yet the government fails to adequately report to the public about fish farm outbreaks. Government refuses to publicly report where >
ELC Wraps Up Final Argument at Northern Gateway Hearings ELC Home June 17, 2013 ELC Executive Director Chris Tollefson appeared before the Northern Gateway Pipeline Joint Review Panel (JRP) in Terrace, BC, this week to deliver an oral reply argument >