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With maintenance and projects wrapping up we are now prepared to step head on into another production cycle at the hatchery. The Fall has arrived and we are hopeful that once again with a little luck and a whole lot of effort we will have another successful season!  

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Notice Of Meeting

There will be a special meeting open to members only at Lang Creek. July 23rd at 10am. The meeting is in regards to the alteration of our constitution.

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We Need Your Help

We need your help! Our organization has been trying to find some  funding representation for our Salmon Enhancement Program here in Powell River. Our program has the same funding that it received in 1982. We have reached out to our representatives at the Department of Fisheries and Ocean and the Pacific Salmon Foundation and it […]



  With the first quarter now behind us we have completed a lot of maintenance and are well into our projects. Our Salmon Preservation Pathway project phase 1 is now complete. Thanks to our volunteers. Ed Oldfield in particular for leading this project and huge thanks to PRPAWS members who donated their time and effort.  […]

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Hatchery Effectiveness

For a decade we clipped all our coho to study our hatchery’s effectiveness. When the coho returned, all were meticulously checked one by one for clips and tags so we can have irrefutable proof of what we already know, our program is highly effective. This graph represents a complete population census and not an arbitrary […]

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Welcome Aboard!

  The Powell River Salmon Society would like to welcome three new directors as elected by our membership. David Morris, Jennifer Laycraft, and Sandy Sleath have all been elected to our board of directors. Gord Jones was reelected . Here is a link to our annual report 

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PRSS Annual General Meeting 2021!

                                            The Powell River Salmon Society is going ahead with our 2020 Annual General Meeting, however, due to the current concerns surrounding social gatherings, we will again move our AGM to the Zoom platform. […]

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Q4 Report

  Spring has arrived and we are all over it! Our fourth operating quarter has been completed and we are moving into the new fiscal year. Our one year plan can be found at In the coming months we are moving forward with preparation for a new brood production cycle, a satellite rearing building […]

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Quarter 3 Report

  Top of the season to everyone! 2020 presented many challenges for all of us. The Powell River Salmon Society was fortunate to meet and or exceed our goals and objectives. This  includes support from our program contributors and donors, overall program growth,  and of course another production cycle began at our hatchery. All targets […]

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2020 Lang Creek Returns

  2020 was another successful year for Lang Creek Returns. Chinook and Coho had terrific showings this fall with both of their numbers at the higher end of what we typically expect. Our Chum returns weren’t high compared to historical numbers, but we more than doubled last years returns. You may recall, last year Chum […]

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