DFO Announces Second Call for Proposals Under Ghost Gear Fund
Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan launched a second call for proposals under the Ghost Gear Fund.
The fund, aimed at removing lost, abandoned and discarded fishing gear from Canadian waters, is looking for proposals focusing on the following three priorities:
- Identification and removal of ghost gear within the Fraser River, British Columbia: The Fraser River is an important breeding ground for wild salmon and other important fish species, but they can get trapped in abandoned gillnets along the river...
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