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Press Releases & Newspaper Articles

Following are a variety of newspaper articles and press releases written about white sturgeon and other related issues.  

School Curriculum Program Grades 4 to 7Read about the Healthy Watersheds for Sturgeon curriculum level school program.  This program became operational in 2014 and is available free of charge to all elementary schools in SD91:

Release Events Past and Present - Read about our Save Our Sturgeon (SOS) release events where hatchery born sturgeon are released into the wilds of the Nechako River:

Conservation Facility -  The conservation facility for Nechako white sturgeon began its first broodstock program on April 28, 2014. Read about the first year of operations in the news:

Read about the dedication of our Community and Technical working group members towards a Nechako White Sturgeon Conservation Facility.  Our monumental efforts were realized in a public announcement on Wednesday April 10th at 11 am at Riverside Park in Vanderhoof.   

Emergency Sturgeon Release Boat Kit Project - Read about one of our most successful live sturgeon release projects to date.

Spawning Habitat Experiment & Geomorphology Projects - read about placing cleaned and sorted gravel at the only known Nechako white sturgeon spawning grounds.

Lawsuit Filed – on 26 September 2012 Ecojustice and 4 other conservation groups filed a lawsuit challenging the Federal government’s significant delays in finalizing the recovery strategies for four species, including the Nechako white sturgeon. 

Other Nechako white Sturgeon in the News:

News Stories

2014 May 04 - Click this link to watch a CKPG news story on the May Sturgeon Release Event held in Vanderhoof at Riverside Park: Release Event http://ckpg.com/young-sturgeon-released-into-nechako

2014 April 30 - Click this link to watch a CKPG TV new story featuring some of the NWSRI members in action: Broodstock Program http://ckpg.com/repopulating-the-endangered-nechako-sturgeon-video

2013 Click this link to view a CKPG News Story on the Recovery Facility: http://ckpg.com/vanderhoof-hatchery-made-permanent-video

2012 Click this link to view a CKPG News Story on the Emergency Sturgeon Release Boat Kit Programhttp://ckpg.com/news/19373-saving-nechako-white-sturgeon-video.html

2012 Click this link to view CTV news interview with Tribal Chief Terry Teegee on the Nechako River (Oct. 10 2012): http://bc.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=780986&binId=1.821957

 

 

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