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Yukon salmon (April 22, 2017)

Apr. 22, 2017: Swimming 3200 km to get home We have all seen video of salmon leaping natural obstacles and dodging bears. We have also heard that the spawning runs are faltering in many places. Today Nick Lapointe explained that Chinook Salmon spawning in the upper Yukon River are a shadow of their former abundance. [...]

2017-07-02T23:30:29-04:00April 22nd, 2017|Macoun Field Club|

Restoring eels in the Ottawa River (Feb. 25, 2017)

Our speaker, Nick Lapointe, was himself once a member of the Macoun Club, so he was confident of having a knowledgeable audience. “What is the eel's scientific name?” Anguilla rostrata. “Where to they start from when they hatch? “The Sargasso Sea! “Where is that? “ Bermuda. “Where do they go to grow up? “ Rivers [...]

2017-05-18T20:36:10-04:00February 27th, 2017|Macoun Field Club|