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Much of the work that has been done to protect the Walker Hook ecosystem and to prevent the desecration of this sacred burial place is represented by a host of articles that concerned citizens and activists have written to local and regional periodicals. This kind of communication enables us to reach a wide audience, inform people who may not otherwise be aware of Walker Hook and other similar situations, and inspire people to support our work. A small sample of articles directly related to Walker Hook and others related to this issue are included below. This page will be updated frequently, so be sure to visit again.

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Local News About Walker Hook
Residents question sablefish hatchery effluent changes, Driftwood, November 22, 2006
Sablefish farm seeks freedom to pump effluent into ocean, not land - Driftwood, November 15, 2006
Farming Controversy: Salt Spring Salt Spring residents express concern over sablefish hatchery on archaeological site - Monday Magazine, December 2004
Sablefin waste appeal denied by provincial board - Driftwood, November 24, 2004
Salt Spring Islanders rally against fish farm: Sablefish farm has disturbed native burial site, Vancouver Province, October 2004
Walker Hook sacrilege: Please express your outrage - Salt Spring News, October 11, 2004
Island Stewardship Honours Announced - Driftwood, September 29, 2004
Final appeal board arguments vented in Victoria hearing - Driftwood, May 26, 2004
Sablefish Aquaculture Operation "Obscene" - Georgia Strait Alliance, May 19, 2004
Treaty group calls for halt to burial-site excavation - Driftwood, March 26, 2004
Trustees reverse hatchery subdivision decision - Driftwood, July 1, 2003
Trust Council motion aims to limit scale of aquaculture - Driftwood, June 17, 2003
Hatchery granted lease agreement - Driftwood, June 10, 2003
Aquaculture views clash at fish meeting - Driftwood, May 27, 2003
Meeting debates hatchery issues - Driftwood, April 2, 2003
Aquaculture on Trust Council menu - Driftwood, March 5, 2003
Minkoff reveals more hatchery details - Driftwood, February 26, 2003
Hatchery plan sparks debate - Driftwood, February 26, 2003
Trust holds hatchery decision - Driftwood, January 30, 2003
LTC eyes fish farm - Driftwood, January 23, 2003
Shellfish farmer wants bay cleaned up - Driftwood, March 4, 1999


Related News
BC Wilderness Tourism Association Urges Immediate Closure of All Fish Farms on Key Routes - No More Salmon Farms in BC Until Impacts Clear, Wilderness Tourism Association, press release, August 3, 2005.
Alaskan government calls for sablefish farming delay - Driftwood, October 21, 2004
Ancient First Nations Site Destroyed, Warmland.ca
Archaeology in the News, Archaeological Society of B.C., Nanaimo Branch
Summary of Sea Lice Outbreak in the Broughton Archipelago, Georgia Strait Alliance, July 2001
Trust's Bill 48 motion gets UBCM nod - Driftwood, October 2, 2003
Turtle Island Native Network: Lyackson First Nation Protection of Rights and Cultural Heritage
Unearthing Tse-whit-zen: A Village of the Klallam People, Seattle Times special report, May 2005
WWF warns of danger from fish farms, Cyber Diver News Network, August 2003

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