Wild Salmon Are Sacred – Get Out Migration in British Columbia Begins April 22 , 2010
Salmon Are Sacred is calling on everyone who loves wild salmon to participate in ‘The Get Out Migration’ which starts on Earth Day (22nd April) and ends with a Mother’s Day blessing (9th May). In British Columbia, Alexandra Morton will start the migration in the Ahta River in the heart of the Broughton Archipelago with Quoashinis Lawson leaving the Bedwell River in Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere Reserve before joining up en route to Victoria. Other migrations are planned from Gold River, the Cowichan Valley, the Gulf Islands, the Fraser River Valley, Adams River and Washington State.
Public events are planned in Sointula (22nd April), Port McNeill (23rd April), Nimpkish Lake (23rd April), Tofino (24th April), Quadra Island (28th April), Campbell River/Courtenay (29th April), Big Qualicum River/Parksville (30th April), Port Alberni (1st May), Nanaimo (2nd May), Saltspring Island (3rd/4th May), Duncan (5th May), Bamberton (6th May), Sidney (7th May) and Victoria (8th May). Support is flooding in from around the world with people in Norway, Scotland, Ireland, United States and Canada pledging to stand up for wild salmon with migrations of their own and offers of solidarity.