Skeena river

Toboggan Hatchery Manager Kris Bulloch. With support and guidance from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s Skeena River Salmon Enhancement Program, the Toboggan Creek Salmon & Steelhead Enhancement Society is restoring the hatchery.

Hatchery modernization supports wild salmon stocks in Skeena watershed

Upgrades will enhance ability to raise Coho and Chinook fry at Northwest BC facility

  • Jun 28, 2021

 

Gitxsan Nation extends fishing ban for non-Indigenous permit holders indefinitely . (Photo courtesy, Travis Murphy)

Gitxsan Nation extends ban for non-Indigenous fishing permit holders across their territory

The move comes after the province backed away from ongoing discussions with Gitxsan chiefs and DFO

 

The Skeena Salmon mural, created by artist Kelli Clifton and the Grade 5 students of Conrad Elementary, now hangs prominently on the front wall of the school. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Brand new mural hangs at Conrad Elementary

Artist Kelli Clifton created “Skeena Salmon”, with some youthful assistants

 

Skeena River, salmon sign. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
Skeena River, salmon sign. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard                                Kitimat comedian Danny Nunes as ‘Dan the Bear.’
Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard                                Kitimat comedian Danny Nunes as ‘Dan the Bear.’
MP Olaf Hanson delivered an address at the opening of the Skeena River Highway at Terrace on Sept. 4, 1944 before the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. In attendance were government officials, who came up from Vancouver, American officials and residents from Prince Rupert all the way to Quesnel. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives).

Denis Garon remembers winding journey along Skeena Highway for 75th anniversary

Labour Day 1944, a ribbon was cut marking the opening of the highway from Prince Rupert to Terrace

MP Olaf Hanson delivered an address at the opening of the Skeena River Highway at Terrace on Sept. 4, 1944 before the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. In attendance were government officials, who came up from Vancouver, American officials and residents from Prince Rupert all the way to Quesnel. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives).
WATCH: At the Skeena River Relay, runners rule the road

WATCH: At the Skeena River Relay, runners rule the road

The 18th annual relay sees 300 runners race up Highway 16 from Prince Rupert to Terrace

WATCH: At the Skeena River Relay, runners rule the road
Mercedes Taylor of the Road Pops, tags teammate, Rob Rushton at Stage 3, the longest of the 10 stages at the Skeena River Relay from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Heavy foot traffic on Hwy 16 for 18th Skeena River Relay

The annual 142km Prince Rupert to Terrace relay took place along the captivating route on June 1

Mercedes Taylor of the Road Pops, tags teammate, Rob Rushton at Stage 3, the longest of the 10 stages at the Skeena River Relay from Prince Rupert to Terrace. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced today that they are committing to invest $1 million in the Skeena River Salmon. (Black Press file)

Prince Rupert Port announces $1M for Skeena River salmon

Community Investment Fund will support innovative pilot projects that increase salmon stock

  • Jan 8, 2019
The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced today that they are committing to invest $1 million in the Skeena River Salmon. (Black Press file)
Shannon Lough photo
Shannon Lough photo
Skeena River. (File photo)

Skeena salmon and our new reality

Skeena Wild director, Greg Knox, on the challenges facing salmon with climate change and future hope

  • Jul 12, 2018
Skeena River. (File photo)
DFO announces there will be no recreational fishing for chinook on the Skeena and Nass Rivers until further notice. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Sweeping salmon closures for recreational fishing

Zero retention of chinook on Skeena River and Nass River effective immediately for sport fishers

DFO announces there will be no recreational fishing for chinook on the Skeena and Nass Rivers until further notice. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
VIDEO: Kayaking down the Skeena during the eulachon run

VIDEO: Kayaking down the Skeena during the eulachon run

Witness sea lions, seas, sea gulls and eagles as they feast on eulachon in the Skeena River

VIDEO: Kayaking down the Skeena during the eulachon run
Joseph Jack photo                                Rick Wells (left) and Ed Spencer from Cold Lake Alberta show off their freshly caught halibut. The Skeena River salmon fishing closure has had little negative effect on the Prince Rupert charter fishing industry.

Skeena River fishing closure benefits Prince Rupert Tourism

Dark cloud has thin silver lining

  • Jul 6, 2017
Joseph Jack photo                                Rick Wells (left) and Ed Spencer from Cold Lake Alberta show off their freshly caught halibut. The Skeena River salmon fishing closure has had little negative effect on the Prince Rupert charter fishing industry.
Joseph Jack photo                                Rick Wells (left) and Ed Spencer from Cold Lake Alberta show off their freshly caught halibut. The Skeena River salmon fishing closure has had little negative effect on the Prince Rupert charter fishing industry.

Skeena River fishing closure benefits Prince Rupert Tourism

Dark cloud has thin silver lining

  • Jul 6, 2017
Joseph Jack photo                                Rick Wells (left) and Ed Spencer from Cold Lake Alberta show off their freshly caught halibut. The Skeena River salmon fishing closure has had little negative effect on the Prince Rupert charter fishing industry.