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Lower Fraser (10)

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The Port Moody Ecological Society is a 100% volunteer-operated training facility whose mandate is to operate a salmon hatchery and water quality testing laboratory located on land owned by the City of Port Moody. Each year, our volunteers donate 10,000 hours of their time operating the hatchery, conducting water quality testing in our laboratory, participating in community outreach programmes...

Founded by “The Group of 10”, they started it all, from cleaning up the lake environment to creating the trail around the lake, to ongoing activities such as nest box monitoring and removal of invasive species. This regional park, right in the heart of Burnaby, is a place to reconnect with the natural world without leaving the city. The area is a stunning wildlife sanctuary where birdwatchers regularly spot great blue herons, bald eagles, belted kingfishers,

Fraser Riverkeeper is a non-profit registered Canadian charity, and a licensed member of the international Waterkeeper Alliance. Fraser Riverkeeper is dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Fraser River and its watershed— and its encompassing mission is to ensure the right of all citizens to safely swim, drink, and fish in BC water.

The Alouette River Management Society (ARMS) was formed as a society in 1993. The primary focus of ARMS, at that time, was to negotiate with BC Hydro an increase in the river’s base flow from the Alouette Dam. This would require changes to the management of the Alouette Dam and Hydro’s methods of flow releases. This goal was achieved in 1996, when the base river flow release was increased by fivefold.

Founded in 1997, the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and restoration of wild Fraser River white sturgeon. "Over the last decade, we at the Society have made great progress identifying and addressing issues that affect the recovery of white sturgeon in the Fraser River watershed using critical data collected through our award-winning, volunteer-driven monitoring and assessment program.

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