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MSA’s Update on SAS within CAST

Posts by Nola Chiasson

MSA’s Update on SAS within CAST

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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MP says DFO ‘incompetent’ in handling of smallmouth bass case

Connell Smith/CBC News/ August 30 2019 Conservative Robert Sopuck says DFO was warned of danger years ago Manitoba Conservative MP Robert Sopuck says DFO was warned repeatedly years ago of the danger presented by invasive smallmouth bass. (CBC) The former vice-chair of a Commons committee on fisheries is accusing the Department of Fisheries and Oceans…

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CBC: Conservation groups want to ‘eradicate’ smallmouth bass from lake

Connell Smith /CBC News/ August 28 2019/ Invasive fish illegally put into Miramichi Lake over a decade ago. The confirmed sighting of an invasive fish in the southwest Miramichi River last week lends urgency to plans to eradicate smallmouth bass from a nearby lake. In 2008, Miramichi Lake was found to contain the bass, which were…

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Miramichi Leader-DFO, stakeholders to think up plan for invasive bass

Kris McDavid/ Miramichi Leader/Aug 26 2019 Officials with Fisheries and Oceans Canada say they’ve been made aware of a confirmed sighting of an invasive fish species in the upper reaches of the Miramichi River watershed and will be reaching out to stakeholders to come up with a plan of action in order to ensure it…

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Seeking Vice-President/President, Miramichi Salmon Association

For the past 65 years, the Miramichi Salmon Association (MSA) has watched over the Miramichi as a champion of conservation on behalf of anglers, outfitters, guides and all others with economic, environmental and recreational interests in the river. Managed by volunteers from Canada, the USA and abroad, as Officers and Directors, the MSA remains cooperative…

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