Experience the Pacific Rim's extraordinary wild salmon strongholds with this short film by the Wild Salmon Center and the International League of Conservation Photographers.
Salmon strongholds are centers of abundance and diversity, serving as the foundation for healthy wild fisheries, economies and communities across the North Pacific Rim.
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Quotes from “Strongholds: Hope for wild Pacific salmon”
"It is the obligation of all of us to ensure the most magnificent species of the Northwest has a friend. The salmon are depending on all of us."
"Salmon are the ocean. . . bringing with them, in their bodies, these wonderful packages of ocean nutrients."
"We need to look at the healthy areas, healthy watersheds and figure out how they can stay that way."
Stronghold Conservation Strategies
- Protect habitat at the watershed scale across the Pacific Rim to sustain wild salmon ecosystems for the long-term.
- Promote sustainable fisheries and management of wild salmon resources for long-term food and economic security.
- Build local capacity through support of stakeholder-led stewardship of salmon watersheds, such as local watershed councils.
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