Gwen Barlee
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Gwen Barlee is the Policy Director for the Wilderness Committee in Vancouver. Although her main focus has been working to protect species at risk, Gwen is also very active in the Wilderness Committee's resource policy and parks campaigns. Her diverse education and experience includes social work, film production, and web development, and she is a past executive team member of the Victoria chapter of the Council of Canadians.

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The Results Are In: Wild Salmon Need Action Now

(6) Comments | Posted November 1, 2012 | 6:56 PM

Yesterday was a good day for wild salmon in British Columbia. After many months of delay Justice Bruce Cohen released his long-awaited report on the decline of the once mighty Fraser River sockeye.

Justice Cohen's report was triggered by the 20-year decline of the Fraser...

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Sturgeons And Pipelines Don't Mix: Suing The Government To Enforce Environmental Laws

(2) Comments | Posted September 27, 2012 | 6:57 PM

On Wednesday, I was at a press conference in Vancouver on behalf of a fish that has been around for 175 million years. The Nechako white sturgeon is found in the Nechako and Stuart watersheds near Prince George, B.C. It is an amazing creature that can live to 100 years...

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