Tuesday, July 9, 2024

7/9 Honey bee, blueberry scorch, Pilchuck R, Clayoquot Sound forests, 'deadbeat dams,' BC treaties

Honey bee

Honey bee
A honey bee is a eusocial flying insect within the genus Apis of the bee clade, all native to mainland Afro-Eurasia. (Wikipedia)

Today's top story in Salish Current: Adios, Taco Lobo / Mariners atop AL West but fan crew mutinous

The virus, the blueberry, and the scientist
Blueberry scorch is devastating BC's blueberry fields. Agassiz scientist Michelle Franklin is working to find out why. Grace Kennedy reports. (Fraser Valley Current)

Project aims to restore fish habitat to the Pilchuck River
A $633,000 state project to restore along Highway 92 in the Pilchuck River will commence Monday. Conner Zamora reports. (Everett Herald)

Over half of Clayoquot Sound’s iconic forests are now protected — here’s how First Nations and B.C. did it
The Ahousaht and Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations will now manage 760 square kilometres of old-growth conservancies with the help of philanthropic funding. Steph Kwetásel’wet Wood reports. (The Narwhal)

The Pacific Northwest is littered with ‘deadbeat dams’
Aging structures dubbed 'deadbeat dams' choke off habitat and threaten human life in some instances. Native nations are at the forefront of the effort to address these lingering dams. Nika Bartoo-Smith and Seattle Times report. (ICT News)

How Do BC’s Two Treaty Breakthroughs Change the Landscape?
A wave of less extensive reconciliation agreements also ‘raise all boats,’ say experts. Amanda Follett Hosgood reports. (The Tyee)

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Here's your tug weather—
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-  222 AM PDT Tue Jul 9 2024    
 W wind 5 to 10 kt, rising to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas  around 3 ft. Wave Detail: W 3 ft at 6 seconds.  TONIGHT  W wind 10 to 15 kt, easing to 5 to 10 kt after  midnight. Seas around 3 ft. Wave Detail: W 3 ft at 6 seconds.


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