The Seymour Salmonid Society is a non-profit organization that is responsible for running the Seymour River Fish Hatchery and Education Centre. Our purpose is to enhance fish stocks and encourage proper management of fisheries in the Seymour River. We also aim to educate the public about the value of the Seymour River and the salmonids it supports as a resource for everyone living in British Columbia.
Our actual location can be found on this map: http://maps.google.ca/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=112207819151628413166.00047e2f969d9045b3aca&ll=49.394664,-122.994003&spn=0.192614,0.522194&t=h&z=12
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Seymour Salmonid Society
Box 52221, Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve below the Seymour Falls Dam, North Vancouver, BC V7J3V5
Volunteer Information for Seymour Salmonid Society
What services does your organization provide? We raise salmon to release as smolts into the Seymour river. We also educate people about the value of the Seymour River as a resource for fish, people and wildlife.
Do you have any age requirements? 15 years with caregiver permission or 18+ years without
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? No.
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? There are no commitments required, we run an email list that asks for help with particular tasks.
Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer? Need to be physically capable of doing the tasks
Are there any specific skills and experience required? No, we provide on the job training for all tasks.
What type of volunteer positions are typically available? Casual as needed basis
Do you provide training for volunteers? Yes, on the job training
What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization? Adult fish seines, fin clipping, egg takes and spawning, egg picking, carcass recoveries, fish sampling. There is also opportunity to help with general hatchery activities.
How will a person benefit from volunteering with Seymour Salmonid Society? Gain experience in fish hatchery related or environmental field