“Preservation” A Short Video By The PRSS

If you have a few minutes, have a look at our new video for 2019. A special thanks to Owen Dobler for the drone footage!  

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Salmon Preservation Fund

  By Shauna Andrews SPF committee member The Powell River Salmon Society (or the PRSS) is a charitable organization that aids in the restoration of Pacific Salmon stocks, gaining help from volunteers and donations. This effort then contributes to community sustainability, educational opportunities, and West Coast identity and influence. It is with great misfortune that […]

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Managers Message via CBC

A message from management via CBC https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/powell-river-hatchery-loses-700-thousand-salmon-after-vandalism-1.4973437

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A message from the PRSS President via Global News

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December 2018

We would like to wish everyone a happy new year. Our newsletter is being distributed as it was originally constructed in late December 2018. There is some very disappointing news to report as an amendment to the December newsletter. Our hatchery at Duck Lake was compromised by trespassers some time around the 30th of December. […]

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November 2018

Our Chinook are hatching! Chinook,Chum and Coho survivals have been great so far. We have received Chinook eggs from Qualicum. Check out November 2018

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Coho Length Weight vs Fecundity 2018

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October 2018

            The Alex Dobler Salmon Centre was a busy place this fall. An interesting fish counting season is mostly in the books now.  We would like to thank our volunteers and community as once again you showed great support. The generosity of time and resources are greatly valued by our […]

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September 2018

  September was a wild ride. If you click on the image you will be able to see the rise and fall of Lang Creek in September. We were able to hold our counting fence in flows of more than 30 cubic meters per second. This was a challenging  situation but important to our overall […]

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August 2018

Here we go!! Another brood season is under way. As you will see we have had 40 Coho enter the river so far. To compare, the previous 4 years average is 82 for the month of August. Water temperatures at the end of August have been seasonal at 15 degrees Celsius. The low summer flows are […]

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