Friends of Wild Salmon Campaigns

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) development

British Columbians have been hearing a lot about liquefied natural gas (LNG) recently. Residents are told about the potential economic benefits, but there are critical questions that need to be addressed regarding the environmental and social impacts of the industry, and there is increasing concern about hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). Learn more

Working to stop the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline

The Enbridge Pipelines would carry oil from the Alberta tar sands to a west coast supertanker port at Kitimat. The route crosses 1,000 streams and rivers, including the salmon-bearing Fraser and Skeena. Friends of Wild Salmon is working with its allies to get a full public inquiry for the Enbridge project, and to protect Skeena wild salmon from the grave threat it poses. Learn more

Sacred Headwaters Campaign

UPDATE: In December 2012, after almost a decade of blockades, national and international pressure, and intense negotiations the Tahltan Nation pushed Shell out. With Shell out a permanent ban on fracking and natural gas extraction was secured. Then in May 2015, the provincial government announced that it would suspend Fortune Minerals' mining project for ten years, buy their mining licenses, and begin the work needed to secure permanent protection for the Sacred Headwaters. Learn more