Bald Eagle

Salmon Celebration at the Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

This year, the Fraser valley Bald Eagle Festival is being held over 4 consecutive weekends starting in November. Weekend #2 from the 23 to 24 is hosted by the Sts’Ailes First Nation and focusses on the significance of the eagles and salmon from a unique cultural point of view.

Saturday November 23

Site Activities:

  • Artisan Demonstrations + Sales: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Land based Eagle Viewing: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Sasquatch Tours Dancers: 11:30am

Official Welcome + Talk:

  • 11:00am (significance of Eagle + Salmon from a Sts’ailes point of view)

Speaker’s Presentation:

  • 1:30pm-2:00pm (Harrison Salmon Stronghold)
  • Dave Moore + Kim Charlie- “Salmon of the Shuqwéma (Harrison River) – A Salmon Stronghold”. The presentation will introduce the audience to the wondrous diversity in Harrison River Salmon, and describe the significance of salmon as a keystone species. The audience will also be introduced to the Harrison Salmon Stronghold and the strategic plan. Copies of the plan and pamphlets will also be available to the public.

Salmon Lunch + Bannock Taco Option

  • 12:00-1:30pm
  • This traditionally prepared meal is not to be missed, in 2012 the meals were sold out early. Please help the planning committee by reserving your seat at the email below.
  • Pre-purchase is strongly recommended. Email: [email protected]

Sunday November 24

Speaker’s Presentation:

  • 11:00am-12:00pm (Harrison Salmon Stronghold)
  • Dave Moore + Kim Charlie- “Salmon of the Shuqwéma (Harrison River) – A Salmon Stronghold”. The presentation will introduce the audience to the wondrous diversity in Harrison River Salmon, and describe the significance of salmon as a keystone species. The audience will also be introduced to the Harrison Salmon Stronghold and the strategic plan. Copies of the plan and pamphlets will also be available to the public.

 Speaker’s Presentation:

  • 1:30pm-2:30pm (Harrison/Chehalis Wild Life Management Area)
  • Presenter: Jeff Juthans- Land and Resource Specialist with the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations in the South Coast Region
  • Presentation: The Proposed Legal Designation of the Harrison-Chehalis Wildlife Management Area (WMA) Contact [email protected]

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Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

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