Author Alice Arbuthnot

26 Jan

Have Your Say: BC’s Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health Framework

The BC government wants feedback on the recently released draft Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health Framework. Read on to find out what this means and why does it matter for our wild salmon and the Skeena Watershed.


23 Jan

Salmon, The Masters of Adaptation

SkeenaWild's Director of Science Dr. Michael Price's latest research with Simon Fraser University goes back in time to look at how salmon have been adapting to our changing climate, and why there's hope for Skeena salmon.


22 Jan

Sima Festival: Wintering Together

Join us for SkeenaWild Film Fest 'Best of the Fest' Sima Edition and Eco-Explorer Workshop.


19 Dec

The 2023 SkeenaWild Annual Report Is Out Now

Over the last 12 months, SkeenaWild, our collaborators, and many of you in our communities have contributed to many accomplishments benefiting the Skeena Watershed and its salmon and steelhead. These include a reduction on the impacts of fisheries and an increase in Indigenous-led land use planning initiatives and habitat protection efforts. These proactive approaches not only protect critical habitats but also foster sustainable development and job opportunities for local communities.


12 Dec

And the winners of the 2023 SkeenaWild Film and Photo Festival are…

After two sold-out events in Terrace and multiple screenings in communities across Northwest B.C. - Kitimat, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Haida Gwaii, the festival is now online. Screening attendees voted on their favourite films and photos, and subsequently, voting opened up to the general public for a week. Now, voting has closed, the votes have been counted and we can now reveal that the winners of each category are...


28 Nov

SkeenaWild comments on Environmental Assessment for the Ksi Lisims LNG Project proposed for the Nass estuary.

We recently submitted our comments on the Environmental Assessment for the proposed Ksi Lisims LNG - Natural Gas Liquefaction and Marine Terminal Project (Ksi Lisims LNG). Read on to see our comments on how this project impacts our wild salmon, their habitats, and Canada’s climate targets.


15 Sep

Skeena Steelhead and the Impact of Southeast Alaskan Fisheries in 2023

A few weeks ago, we spotlighted the aggressive harvest occurring in Southeast Alaskan commercial mixed-stock salmon fisheries this season and its impacts on Skeena salmon and steelhead. Now it’s mid-September, commercial fisheries are closed or winding down, and most of this year’s salmon have entered the Skeena, past the Tyee, and are settling into their home rivers. So, how did the numbers add up?