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.

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Kitwanga Smolt Enumeration Facility

GFA technical crews are the backbone of the program, working long, split shifts each day to maintain the fence and process each fish that passes through, sometimes over 200,000 fish per season.

Kitwanga River Salmon Enumeration Facility

Looking downstream prior to installing panels and trapboxes. This is what exists at the site year-round.

Snapshots of GFA Projects

Pieces of the fishwheel were transported down a trail by quad, then moved by hand down the riverbank to the beach.