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Identifying drivers of Pacific herring declines

Designed to identify drivers of declines in herring populations, the quantitative herring project is well into its first year of life. The project is a response to herring declines on the Central Coast of British Columbia where diminished stocks, fisheries, and … Continue reading

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HBI monitoring program overview

Hakai Beach Institute’s (HBI) herring monitoring currently consists of 4 components that are meant to track herring spawning events spatially and temporally. Through a long-term monitoring program we will address questions related to interannual variability in spawn size and location, … Continue reading

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Hakai Beach Institute Herring Monitoring

After a week in Bella Bella, we headed down South to the Hakai Beach Institute (HBI) on Calvert Island for the next two weeks of “Herring Season”. Brian Hunt (UBC Oceanography) and I (SFU Hakai Network) were helping to help … Continue reading

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Herring Season 2013

Its been two months now, since herring season. It was such an exciting year that its taken me awhile to get around to posting on our research blog. My arrival in Bella Bella this year proved to be a good … Continue reading

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Time to “socialize”!

We are pleased to introduce our Herring School social science researchers that are currently up in beautiful Bella Bella: Alisha Gauvreau (Master’s Candidate, School of Resource and Environmental Management, SFU), Jennifer Silver (Assistant Professor, University of Guelph), and Maria Shallard … Continue reading

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Hakai

Now that we’re finished with our northern sites around Bella Bella, we’ve moved to the Hakai Research Institute on Calvert Island. Hakai is proving support for our research at the Southern sites: Kwakume Inlet, Kildidt Sound (SW of Goodlad Bay) … Continue reading

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Milestones

April 19th, 2012 Great news!! We have finished monitoring five sites around Bella Bella, meaning we dove each of them five times over a two and a half week period. This is a welcome achievement as five sites was originally … Continue reading

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