Robert Schaefer

Community Advisor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
4222 Columbia Valley Rd.
Cultus Lake, B.C.
Canada V2R 5B6

Phone: 604-837-3325


Research area(s):

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

Area of Expertise:

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans CanadaCommunity 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.

Robert Schaefer is the Community Advisor for South side of the Fraser River.

Some of the groups he works with include:

  • Main enhancement facilities:
    • Chehalis River Hatchery
    • Chilliwack River Hatchery
    • Inch Creek Hatchery
  • Community involvement groups:
    • Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society
    • Langley Environmental Partners Society
    • Nickomekl Enhancement Society
    • Skowkale First Nation Project
    • Tynehead Hatchery
  • Education activity:
    • Abbotsford School District
    • Chilliwack/Hope School District
    • Delta School District
    • Langley School District
    • Mission School District
    • Richmond School District
    • Surrey School District
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