Fraser River Archives - Salish Current

Tacoutche Tesse, the Northwest’s great ghost river — Part 4: The death of a thousand cut-offs

December 16, 2022
Eric Scigliano

The plight of wild salmon and the waters that support them is about big issues, but also a lot of little, unassuming places: creeks and sloughs and flooded fields and braided side channels.

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Tacoutche Tesse, the Northwest’s great ghost river — Part 3: Saving wild salmon versus the net pen industry

December 9, 2022
Eric Scigliano

Scores of open-water farms raising nonnative salmon along British Columbia’s west coast straits and channels are facing new challenges from wild-salmon advocates who say the farms endanger Fraser River native fish runs.

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Tacoutche Tesse, the Northwest’s great ghost river — Part 2: The flood and building back better

November 18, 2022
Eric Scigliano

The great flood of 2021 brought massive destruction but also the opportunity to build back better.

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Tacoutche Tesse, the Northwest’s great ghost river — Part 1: Not the Columbia

November 4, 2022
Eric Scigliano

Salish Current is exploring in a series of articles the Fraser River and its rich, varied and threatened life. This week, Part 1: Not the Columbia.

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