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Virtual Symposium on Yellow Perch

By November 23, 2022No Comments


Nov 29,2022 at 8:30am-12:30pm

Nov 30, 2022 at 8:30am-12:30pm

The purpose of the symposium is to increase awareness amongst community members about the impacts of invasive yellow perch on Douglas and Sanctuary Lake ecosystem, and provide information for potential management options to help the community make an informed decision about options that are available to address these impacts.

Nov 29 link to Join Zoom Meeting

Guest Speakers

  • Session 1: Freshwater and invasive species. (Dr. Bernie Tershy)
  • Session 2: Global perspectives of fish eradication as a conservation tool. Tools, techniques, challenges and stories from afar as opportunities to learn (Brian Finlayson)

Nov 30 link to Join Zoom Meeting

  • Session 3: Province of BC Perspectives on invasive fish and Yellow Perch (Andrew. Klassen). Parks Canada experiences with fish eradication in Canada’s Mountain Parks (Brad Stitt)
  • Session 4: Future Lake health and climate change, what does the future hold in light of climate change and lake health? (Sam Pham, ONA)

UNB perspectives on perch management and lessons learned to date (Brian Holmes)

Any questions contact Councillor Brian Holmes by email at

Download PDF with full agenda here.