Sunday, January 31, 2016

Clayoquot Action in Norway

Wild Salmon of Oslo 

by Clayoquot Action

The magic begins once you’re underway. You can’t plan for it, but you can prepare. I know this from personal experience, having been on several overseas environmental delegations to Japan and Germany in years past. It is no different this time with the Wild Salmon Delegation to Norway.

Love Locks Bridge

I was pleasantly surprised when our new friend Martin invited us to view spawning wild salmon in the heart of Oslo this morning. The fish enter the Akerselva River in August, and are usually dead or gone back out to sea by January.

Martin took us to Oslo’s famous Love Locks Bridge, where couples leave a lock as a symbol of their commitment to each other. Many of these lovers are unaware that wild salmon also return to this place to come together and renew their commitment to the next generation’s continued existence.

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Wild Salmon Delegation in the news 

Check out CFRO 102.7 Redeye's interview with Bonny about the Wild Salmon Delegation to Norway.

CBC covered the Delegation online in French. Here's a translation of the article in English.

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