The ECOreport posts a link to Roy L Hales’ documentary Where Have All The Salmon Gone?
Originally Posted on the Deep Roots Initiative, Cortes Community Radio (CKTZ)
Episode #4: Where Have All the Salmon Gone?
Roy L Hales, Program Producer
Narrator: “… Fishing was once a cornerstone of British Columbia’s economy, but we’ve been hearing stories of diminished runs and out of work fishermen for years. Roy Hales lives on Cortes Island, where the fishing industry seems to be mostly spoken about in the past tense. So he set out to find out where have all the salmon gone.”
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The ECOreport interviews looks into a stream keeper’s perspective of the importance of forestry. Cool clean water comes from healthy forests
By Roy L Hales
Though Cec Robinson has been a recognized personality in the logging blockades, he would rather work in his garden, or go fishing. Only there is a lot at stake. Speaking as one of Cortes Island’s stream keepers, Cec said you need cold, clean water for healthy streams. Cool clean water comes from Healthy forests.
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The ECOreport asks Cec Robinson, a founder of the Cortes Streamkeepers, where have all the wild salmon gone?
By Roy L Hales
Six to eight hundred adult Chum Salmon used to come up Hansen’s Creek. Now there are 30 in a good year and as few as 3 in poor ones. Though we were talking about Cortes Island, this is a common phenomenon along the West Coast of British Columbia. Where have all the Wild Salmon gone?
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From Ramshackle Films
Heartwood: Forest Guardians of Cortes Island” is a feature-length documentary and transmedia platform about the dynamics of forest activism, forest communities, and forest ecosystems on a pristine island off the BC coast. Cortes Island’s struggle to bring an end to industrial logging and develop a new kind of forestry economy. In production.Heartwood: Forest Guardians of Cortes Island Trailer.
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From Ramshackle Pictures
BC’s Ancient Forest Movement is a diverse coalition of First Nations and settler communities, youth and elders, unions and businesses, which is united against industrial scale logging of old-growth forests on Vancouver Island and the coast of BC. Ancient Forest Movement of BC
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