• Insurmountable: The battle to bring a salmon run home

    12 days ago - By CG Compass

    Workers seen on top of the cliff at the Big Bar landslide on the Fraser River in July 2019. Fisheries and Oceans Canada officials said that 99 per cent of early Stuart sockeye and 89 per cent of early chinook salmon were lost that year. The fish couldn't make it past the landslide.
    In a tapestry of rivers and streams high above the Fraser River, lost beneath a layer of pebbles, and shaded by the shadow of trees, hides a horde of salmon eggs, brilliantly orange and each barely the size of a grain of rice.
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