In 2020, six females from the declining Portage Creek Chinook population and 11 males were spawned, resulting in an egg take of 27,020, and about 4,000 offspring were safely released as healthy fry. The release was coordinated with, and attended by, St’át’imc Eco-Resources Ltd. The remaining 47,066 Portage Creek Chinook at the hatchery were successfully marked, tagged, and released as yearling smolts in May 2021.
We’re looking for two new public representatives We are looking for two new public representatives to join our Coastal Region board. Both should bring a regional perspective to the board table, represent a broad range […]
Over a quarter of a million Chinook smolts released in effort to rebuild population Every year, the FWCP contributes to the Puntledge River Hatchery in Courtenay to support the production of Chinook and help rebuild […]
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