Alberni groups benefit from fish cash

Five volunteer salmon stewardship groups in the Port Alberni area received grants from the Pacific Salmon Foundation this year.

Five volunteer salmon stewardship groups in the Port Alberni area received grants from the Pacific Salmon Foundation this year.

The Alberni Valley Enhancement Association received $5,700 to improve conditions for growing fish.

The association also received $24,150 to return a natural river channel by the Mclean Mill Dam to its original course.

Alberni Valley Salmon Enhancement Society received $5,150 to purchase maintenance materials for their fish counting area.

The second project was granted $4,900 to rehabilitate two urban streams that run through Port Alberni

And School District 70 (Alberni) received $ 1,500 to facilitate student visits to Robertson Creek Hatchery and provide transportation for the Gently Down the Creek Program.

Additional funds were raised at a special fundraising dinner on Nov. 3.

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