Rob Bell-Irving

Community Advisor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
P.O. Box 2360
1129 Hunter Place
Squamish, BC
Canada VON 3GO

Phone: 604-892-6395

Fax: 604-892-2378


Research area(s):

  • Community advisement
  • Fisheries science and management
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Marine conservation

Area of Expertise:

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Community Advisors work alongside the stewardship community, building partnerships within the community. From assisting with mini hatchery programs and policy implementation to taking an active role in watershed planning, these staff members are the key liaisons between DFO and community-based projects.

Rob Bell-Irving is the Community Advisor for West Vancouver and Howe Sound up to Anderson Lake community.

Some of the groups he works with include:

  • Main enhancement facility
    • Capilano Salmon Hatchery
    • Tenderfoot Hatchery
  • Community involvement groups:
    • Bowen Island Fish and Wildlife Club
    • Cheakamus Centre
    • N’Quatqua First Nations – D’Arcy/Anderson Lake
    • Squamish River Watershed Society
  • Education activity:
    • Pemberton/Whistler School District
    • Squamish School District
    • West Vancouver School District
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