editor's blog

Making the switch from hunting to farming

May 4, Ray Anderosov: Making the switch from hunting to farming

As a worker in the commercial fishing industry for a few years, I found myself view fish farming as wrong and fish farmers were “the enemy”.  Then as a few years went by I found myself looking for other work as the fishing industry wasn’t financially secure.

Aquaculture takes the pressure off wild salmon

May 3, Laurie Jensen; Aquaculture takes the pressure off wild salmon

My name is Laurie Jensen and I am the Environmental, Compliance and Community Relations Manager for a salmon farming business in British Columbia.  

Why I went into Aquaculture

May 2, Don McIntyre: Why I went into Aquaculture

My Name is Don McIntyre, and I spent 5 years studying at Vancouver Island University for a degree in Fisheries and Aquaculture. I now work as a production manager for a salmon farming business and I oversee the East Vancouver Island area of operations.  

Salmon habitat restoration is key to conservation

May 1, Nick DiCarlo: Salmon habitat restoration is key to conservation

My name is Nick DiCarlo and I work at a large salmon farming company in British Columbia as Director of Sales and Marketing. I protect the Oceans and wild salmon in the following ways.

Studied Aquaculture to take pressure off wild fish

April 30, Frank Neudorf: Studied Aquaculture to take pressure off wild fish

My name is Frank Neudorf, a graduate of Sir Sandford Fleming College, School of Natural Resources in Lindsay, Ontario. I work as a BC salmon farmer as a freshwater hatchery manager.

Aquaculture is a great fit for me

April 29, Richard Finch: Aquaculture is a great fit for me

My name is Richard Finch and in the late 1970’s when I was growing up around Campbell River, I worked in the commercial fishing industry on BC’s coast.

Working to make things better

April 28, Doren Anderson: Working to make things better

I’ve been employed at a company that services the BC aquaculture industry since 1989.  I was a commercial fisherman before this, but with a young family I didn’t want to be away from them and I was fortunate to have found this job.

An environmentalist at heart

April 28, Aaron Gyorffy: An environmentalist at heart

Aaron Gyorffy loves the West Coast lifestyle, wildlife, and working outdoors. His job as a fish culture technician working at a salmon farm site on the north end of Quadra Island gives him all of this and more.

Pulled Back To British Columbia

Majored in Environmental Studies to Take Pressure of Wild Salmon

April 27, Karin Maier, Majored in Environmental Studies to Take Pressure of Wild Salmon

I’m Karin Maier and a graduate of Geography & Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria. I now work for a salmon farming company as their First Nations Consultant Coordinator.

Cleaning up our oceans

April 26, Cory Percevault: Cleaning up our oceans

My name is Cory Percevault and I manage a large business that supplies the aquaculture industry in British Columbia. We employ 30 people in Campbell River.