herring

IINANG (Herring): UPDATE 3

March 30, 2017 info@haidanation.com 0

Last week Queens Reach completed iinang herring surveys of Duu Guusd the west coast of Haida Gwaii, returning to the east coast via Daa’ulgaay Skidegate Narrows on March 24. Crews aboard the seiner continue watching […]

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IINANG (Herring): UPDATE 2

March 23, 2017 info@haidanation.com 0

Haida Fisheries officers aboard the Haida Guardian joined the fishing vessel Queens Reach last week passing through Daa’ulgaay Skidegate Narrows to Duu Guusd the West Coast of Haida Gwaii. The crew measured iinang herring numbers […]

Marine

Squidgy-looking stuff!

November 23, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Is it a gelatine-based dessert from the 1960s? Or a daisy pattern on a dress? Maybe it’s a space monster from the newest Star Trek flick? Under the microscope, things can start to look … […]

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Hunting down aliens

November 21, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Molly Clarkson — An international team tracks the spread of tunicates in Haida Gwaii waters Slimy and brightly coloured, these aliens – otherwise known as Chain tunicate (Botrylloides violaceus) and Star tunicate (Botryllus sclosseri) – […]

Marine

Eelgrass eats CO2

August 31, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Molly Clarkson — When the tide goes out, we fetch our buckets and shovels and head for the t’aanuu eelgrass meadows, where we hunt for ḵ’ust’an crabs and dig for kyuu clams. In the spring, […]

Marine

Swain reels in the big one

August 30, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Rhonda Lee McIsaac — Trolling along the north side of Chaatl Island from Skidegate Point towards Startup on an overcast Saturday morning, in the hopes that a tyee will catch your hook and not roll […]

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Plastic: fantastic microjunk

July 21, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Rhonda Lee McIsaac — “Microplastics are everywhere,” Dr. Gies said, as she handed out small bottles full of brightly coloured samples to those gathered at the Haida Heritage Centre this past month.Vancouver Aquarium research biologist […]

Marine

Salmon Bones and Bonehead

July 12, 2016 info@haidanation.com 0

Rhonda McIsaac — The slick brown face of a Sdllguu river otter hlgiits’idýaaga bobbing out of the water  eats the discarded remains of a salmon head at the Yaagun Gandlaay Yakoun River boat launch area. […]

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