2018 Grant AnnouncementsApril 18, 2018
Hello everyone, We are extremely excited to announce the Grant Recipients for 2018. Follow the links below to view the 2018 funded groups for each province. Please note that bilingual project descriptions can now be found on our website under “Projects” and “Year = 2018”. New Brunswick – English New Brunswick – French Newfoundland &… Read More
April Newsletter 2018April 3, 2018
Earlier last month, our Board of Directors met to review the several project funding recommendations provided by our six expert advisory committees. April is a busy time of year for our staff and the Board of Directors. This year we received nearly 100 proposals all of which were carefully reviewed by our expert advisory committee. As you know, the ASCF follows a collegial, yet rigorous, proposal assessment and scoring method to prepare conservation project grant recommendations. The process that works very well and resulted in the Board approving 66 great new projects for 2018.
Volunteer Profile: Pat WallApril 3, 2018
Meet Pat Wall, a member of our Nova Scotia Advisory Committee. “I’m a retired radiation specialist from Nova Scotia,” said Wall. “For over 40 years in my spare time, when not casting flies to illusive fish, I was also a freelance photographer and writer.”
University of New Brunswick – Dr. Allen CurryApril 3, 2018
The University of New Brunswick’s latest ASCF funded research project may not involve working out in nature and standing in cold rivers and streams, but it’s still very important to the future of Atlantic Salmon. The university has received $6900 in funding and is writing a scientific literature review describing the feeding behaviour and prey preferences of Striped Bass during its spawning period, with emphasis on salmonids.