the Discourse, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
It’s been a welcome sight for millennia for the Tla’amin Nation — every year in March or April, the waters would turn milky white as the herring sperm fertilized eggs and attached to algae beds of kelp and eelgrass, says Chileneh Scott Galligos, a fisheries technician with Tla’amin.
Continue reading Tla’amin Nation welcomes return of herring spawn
The licenses for all 18 salmon farms in the Discovery Islands are due to be renewed by December 18th, 2020.As these sites are within the traditional territories of the Holmalco, Klahoose, K’omoks Tla’amin, We Wai Kai (Cape Mudge), Wei Wai Kum (Campbell River) and Kwiakah First Nations, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) sent them letters stating they have a 60 day window to respond before a final decision is made.
Continue reading A 60 day window – Discovery Island Salmon farms