WELCOME TO THE SOOKE SALMON ENHANCEMENT SOCIETY

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    LATEST NEWS

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    SSES VOLUNTEER WORK PARTIES

    1) Coho Brood Stock Collection - Daily until further notice.

    Meet @ De Mamiel Creek Bridge at 8:30am.

    2) Chinook Egg Shocking - Saturday 28th October

    Meet @ Butler's Gate at 8:15am

    MEETINGS

    1) Annual General Meeting - Wednesday November 8th,

    7:00pm, Sooke Community Hall

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    2017 DERBY WINNERS & THANK YOU

    TO SPONSORS

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    FOR DOWNLOADABLE PDF OF DERBY WINNERS

    MANY THANKS TO OUR PROUD SPONSORS SHOWN BELOW

    FOR PRINTABLE PDF of OUR SPONSOR LOGOS - CLICK HERE

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    Volunteers

    Mike Berry, David Hadley, Steve Crevatin & Darren Brown


    Harvest a Chinook female as part of our 2016 brood stock take.

    CLICK HERE for PHOTOS OF 2014 BROOD STOCK TAKE

     

    MEMORIAL DONATIONS

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    "THE SOOKE SALMON ENHANCEMENT SOCIETY

    IS A 100% VOLUNTEER ORGANISATION " 

    The Society's fundamental function, through the efforts of it's many volunteers, some funding from DFO, occasional grants from the Pacific Salmon Foundation and support from the general public, is to maintain and operate the Jack Brooks Hatchery (founded by the late Mr. Jack Brooks).

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    The hatchery raises and releases many thousands of natural salmon into local spawning streams from where they migrate into the Strait of Juan de Fuca and thence to the open Pacific Ocean. They return to spawn in local waters, thus ensuring the survival of a most precious asset - the wild Pacific Salmon!

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    To continue this work the Society has a major fund raising event - our annual fishing derby in August and several public awareness functions throughout the year.

    This web site highlights  the Society's work in conservation and enhancement of local indigenous Salmon populations.

    So please have a look through our site and see for yourself - what we do - and who we are.