Slhawt’ / Herring Survey Update April 8th

Slhawt’ / Herring Survey Update April 8th

The slhawt’ / herring spawn survey team have been hard at work. Here’s a short update from Matthew Van Oostdam for March 25th to April 8th, 2022. With regards to herring, the first ch’em’esh / herring spawn in Átl’ḵa7tsem of 2022 was...
Slhawt’ / Herring Survey Update March 23rd

Slhawt’ / Herring Survey Update March 23rd

Read below to hear an update on the ongoing 2022 slhawt’ / herring surveys in Átl’ḵa7tsem/Howe Sound! “Hello everyone, Before I share an update I would like to recognize all the survey volunteers and logistics staff that have been helping make this work a...
Hoping for Herring

Hoping for Herring

As winter slowly gives way to warmer days, there is new movement in the water. From February to April, Pacific herring (Squamish name: Slhawt’, Latin name: Clupea pallasii) return from the open ocean to Howe Sound/Átl’ka7tsem to spawn. Slhawt’ lay...