Staff Directory

Bocking, Bob

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President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Chairman
Senior Fisheries Biologist

Joined LGL in 1987


M.R.M.: Simon Fraser University (Natural Resources Management) 1987
B.Sc.: University of British Columbia (Marine Biology) 1980

Professional Interests

  • Fisheries management
  • Stock assessment
  • Escapement and harvest monitoring
  • Salmon recovery planning
  • Watershed assessment and restoration
  • Large dam fish passage remediation
  • First Nation fisheries management
  • Treaty negotiations and support
  • Environmental assessment

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Bob Bocking has spent much of his career pursuing salmon research in British Columbia. In an ever-changing client environment, Bob has been fortunate to work for government, public, First Nation, and industry clients. Bob excels in finding practical and applied solutions to complex fisheries management questions.

Bob's current work is focused in five primary areas: 1) salmon recovery planning, 2) fish passage feasibility assessments at hydro-electric dams, 3) design and installation of enumeration systems for juvenile and adult salmon, 4) treaty negotiations, and 5) effects of noise on marine organisms.

Bob is a member of several salmon recovery round tables in British Columbia, a member of the Pacific Salmon Endowment Fund Society Technical Committee, a member of the Nisga'a Joint Salmon Technical Committee, and an advisor to the Haida Fisheries Joint Salmon Technical Committee. He is also a registrant of the College of Applied Biologists and a member of the Association of Professional Biology of British Columbia.

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