Submission Guidelines

Submission Categories:

• Ask the Expert
• Q&A on topical technical issues
• Community & Project Stories
• Highlights from active or recent initiatives, unique projects
• Letters to the Editor/Editorials
• Opinion Pieces
• Historical, Traditional & Cultural Stories
• Learn from the past; different ways of knowing
• Threats to Fish
• Proposed works, flood danger, downstream impacts, etc.
• Policy & Legal Issues
• Impacts to fish, fish habitat
• Summary of a new funding source
• Upcoming Events - Celebrations, workshops, public meetings, open houses, etc.

Editorial Policies:

• The Editor reserves the right to change the headline
• Submissions will be proof-read and may be edited for clarity and length
• If substantial changes are recommended, will return to writer with editorial comments before publication
• By line will include writer’s name, organization, email address, and logo (optional)
If being reprinted, original publication will be credited
• Letters to the editor must be signed; names will be published

Submission Content:

• Write for a general audience, limit technical jargon and unexplained references
• Maintain a fish or fish habitat focus
• The Editor reserves the right to refuse publication for any reason
• Submissions must be newsworthy and of interest to our audiences
• Personal opinion and analysis is encouraged; can criticize a policy or program, but not an individual
• Will need approval for use of direct quotes
• Use weblinks for background or further information
• May include photos

Graphics:

• logos, photos, headshot of writer
• black & white or colour
• jpeg, tiff, gif, pdf formats preferred

Submission Guidelines:

• Longer submissions may be edited for length
• MS Word format preferred
• Email your submissions to FRAFS at info@frafs.ca by Wednesday of each week

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