Nechako River


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Ne·chak·o River

 (nə-chăk′ō)
A river, about 460 km (285 mi) long, of central British Columbia, Canada, flowing northeast then east to the Fraser River at Prince George.
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It examines the histories of indigenous activism in New Zealand, Canada, and the US, particularly in fighting plans by the Aluminum Company of Canada to expand a hydroelectric operation that almost destroyed the Nechako River and communities that depend on it; the case of students and faculty from Haskell Indian Nations U.
I would watch my son stand on the banks of the Nechako River and cast a rod for hours and catch only trash fish.
30 for a water license to build a water-release facility that would stabilize the Nechako River.
Located half-way up the province, and the home of the Carrier Sekani people for thousands of years, the City of Prince George rests on the site of a river junction discovered by Europeans in 1807 when explorer Simon Fraser passed through where the Nechako River joins the Fraser (the story goes, had Alexander MacKenzie found the join during his canoe trip of 1793, the town would probably have been named after him).
Like Edmonton, it was a blue-collar town, but one where the unionized workers pull in $100K a year at the mills or hauling logs to the sawmills scattered along the Nechako River.
Structure was observed among the three sites sampled from the Nechako River system, with significant differences observed at Oke4, Ogo2, and Ots9 (all F>6.
Proposed water diversion on the Nechako River, in British Columbia, may threaten the internationally important Fraser River fishery.
The Board was particularly successful in developing an integrated flood hazard management strategy for the lower Fraser Valley and in convening a multistakeholder working group to address some of the issues surrounding the Nechako River and the Kemano Completion Project cancellation.
The project was a victim of widespread protests about its environmental impacts, especially on salmon-spawning beds in the Nechako river system.
Scrapped by former BC Premier Mike Harcourt, Alcan's huge hydro-electric project was destined to divert 88 percent of BC's Nechako River, essentially swapping wild salmon for electricity that Alcan could sell to the US via BC Hydro.
4 billion project would hurt the fish stocks in the Nechako River.
British Columbia, wanting to cash in on the aluminum boom after the war, handed the aluminum corporation Alcan rights to the entire Nechako River, a major tributary of the Fraser.