Salmon cannon coming to help threatened Fraser River fish

Photo: Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Whoosh Innovations to the rescue.

With the salmon season approaching, crews are working to get measures in place to help migrating salmon bypass a massive rock slide that has blocked the Fraser River north of Lillooet.

  1. Construction of a fish ladder is underway in conjunction with the installation of a pneumatic fish pump — otherwise known as a “salmon cannon” — that will carry spawning salmon through tubes over the slide area that’s been blocking the river since late 2018.

LINK (via: Yahoo News)

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