Gaining Public Support
Problem: The public is not educated on fish matters: Economic Social and Biological- How do we counter misinformation?
Educate, educate, educate
Participate in community events
salmon in classrooms
local hatchery/enhancement groups
West Coat Fishermen Facebook Group – many fishermen belong
Save our BC fisheries website – petition
Be part of other groups like food security / environmental groups
UFAWU-Unifor has a Fishermen Page / Shoreworker Page and Environment Page and a website which answers organizational questions but is not directed at public education.