As reported in the news media, DFO has declined to issue a permit to release several thousand mature adult Atlantic salmon to the Northwest Miramichi River this fall for the 3rd year in a row from the SAS project being conducted at the Miramichi Salmon Conservation Centre.  The adult salmon were captured as wild smolts…

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In response to the article recently published by CBC, CAST would like to further comment what is known to science about natural selection process during the migration in oceanic environment in Atlantic salmon, and what the proposed SAS research by CAST means with regard to this question. Follow this link to read the full response:…

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Early settlers could be selective from the abundant forest, fish and minerals. As the population grew and the demand for raw materials increased, it soon became evident that some resources would be seriously reduced or wiped out if improperly managed. Man – made changes were the basic reason. As would be expected, particularly in New…

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About the Miramichi Salmon Association Established in 1953 by a small group of conservation minded anglers, the Miramichi Salmon Association is a wild Atlantic salmon conservation group headquartered in South Esk, NB. Managed by volunteers from Canada, the USA and abroad, as officers and directors, the MSA remains cooperative with, but independent of, government or special…

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On Tuesday, May 21st,  UNB PhD Candidates and graduate students presented the many interesting projects that are taking place on the Miramichi River and Tributaries. The Canadian Rivers Institute, UNB and CAST group explained their 7 Projects that are happening on the river this season as well one future project concerning sea-run trout in the…

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