Projects

The Gitanyow Fisheries Authority (GFA) runs a number of different programs, ranging from stock enumeration wiers to beaver dam breaching, and is also involved in a variety of projects relating to environmental assessment, wildlife management, etc.

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility

Kitwanga Smolt Enumeration Facility


Brown Bear Creek Sockeye and Coho Enumeration and Monitoring

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration UPDATES

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility UPDATES

Kitwanga Smolt Fence Enumeration UPDATES

Kitwanga Smolt Fence Enumeration summary

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Kitwanga Smolt Enumeration Facility

Sockeye smolts.

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility

Each year after installation GFA biologist will also snorkel along the entire fence looking for possible openings where salmon could move through undetected.

Snapshots of GFA Projects

In 2008, GFA modified a fishwheel for use in the Cranberry River canyon. Goal: capture coho and chinook salmon to obtain a recapture rate from fish marked at downstream Nisga'a fishwheels.