Massive Effort Planned to Restore Upper Fraser for 2020 Salmon Return
The Big Bar landslide north of Lillooet, B.C., was discovered in June and initial estimates show 75,000 cubic meters of material fell into the river. That amount is roughly the size of 750 football fields of rock and riverbank.
The federal call for help came from the Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of DFO, seeking input from the private sector and other experts to re-establish natural fish passage at the site of the slide.
The government documents say the request will only be open until...
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