Our Mandate

The GFA is mandated to conserve, protect, restore, monitor and manage fish, wildlife and the habitat they require, within the Gitanyow Lax Yip (Traditional Territory).


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Kitwanga Smolt Enumeration Facility

Dozens of educational tours have been done at the smolt fence, from kindergarten to college classes. Shown here is the Gitanyow Independent School class on a field trip.

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility

This chum salmon was captured to take scale and length samples. Very few chum salmon stocks are being monitored in the Skeena watershed - alarming considering the low #'s observed in the Kitwanga.

Snapshots of GFA Projects

Brown Bear Creek has a relatively short section of productive spawning habitat, before salmon migrating upstream hit the falls, which is a barrier.