Tag Archives: Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF)

This is good! The truth about Atlantic salmon, Owen Myers, St. John’s

The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is an elitist mainland/foreign organization that is not the last word in Atlantic salmon conservation, much as they would like us to think otherwise. The board of directors is stacked with old political warhorses and looks like the Senate. Those guys are into catch and release on a helicopter-only river in Labrador out of sight of public scrutiny, and have gourmet meals in palatial surroundings. What the ASF is not saying is that conservation of our salmon will only be achieved when we force the Norwegians and their front men in salmon farming in this province to grow aquaculture salmon in on-land tanks. Read the rest here 10:01

Sustainability of land-based salmon farming recognised

 Chief Bill Cranmer, who addressed a similar workshop held in New Brunswick earlier this year, presented on the performance of the Namgis First Nation’s KUTTERA closed-containment project in British Columbia. KUTERRA also received top ranking from the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch programme. Read the rest here 08:22