The Teaching of the Dams

It took nearly a century for people in Clallam County to decide that damming the Elwha River was a mistake, although the tribal people had opposed the notion all along. But finally the day arrived for the big ceremony to begin the process of the largest damn removal project in the history of our country. …

LSRD Breach Now! Rally — January 23rd

Facebook Event at Orca Oracle Bus Carpool -- https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/a3uj90 Join advocates for salmon, orcas, tribal rights and fiscal responsibility to rally on the Washington Capitol steps, Jan. 23, 2020 at 11 am in support of breaching the 4 Lower Snake River Dams (LSRDs) now.  Gov Inslee is taking written comments on his “LSRD Stakeholder Study” …

Artifishal

Patagonia's founder, Yvon Chouinard, has followed his 2014 documentary DamNation with a new film: Artifishal is a film about people, rivers, and the fight for the future of wild fish and the environment that supports them. It explores wild salmon’s slide toward extinction, threats posed by fish hatcheries and fish farms, and our continued loss …

Two worthy events this weekend

Orca forum Friday 1-4 pm in Port Angeles Celebrate science & technology Saturday at PA City Pier

Celebrate Sci/Tech Saturday!

Celebration of Science & Technology (a.k.a. GeekOut!) Saturday, May 11, 2019 On May 11, 2019, the Port Angeles City Pier will again host the free, community-oriented celebration of science from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. People of all ages and interests are invited to engage with scientists at booths and presentations, and examine infographic posters that …

Gather for orcas in Olympia Nov. 16

An important rally for the orcas is scheduled at the Capitol complex in Olympia on Nov. 16, 2-5 pm.  There will be representations of all 74 living wild Southern Resident Killer Whales, plus Tokitae, aka "Lolita," held in captivity at Miami Seaquarium. Nov 16 is when the Orca Task Force final recommendations go to Governor …