Trout Unlimited & Partners to Feature Alaska Fisheries Issues at Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle


Anchorage, AK – Members of Trout Unlimited’s Alaska Program and partner groups will attend Seattle’s Pacific Marine Expo to inform attendees about threats to Alaska’s fisheries.

WHAT: Pacific Marine Expo, presented by National Fisherman and WorkBoat

WHEN: November 19-21, 2014. Alaska panel presentations Nov. 19 at 3:00 p.m., and Nov. 21 at 10:00 a.m. on the Susitna Dam and transboundary mining, respectively.

WHERE: CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle, WA.

Location and details by Alaska fisheries issue:

  • Canadian mining threats to Southeast Alaska watersheds: Salmon Beyond Borders, booth 547. Panel and video presentation in conference room C1, Nov. 21 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Proposed impacts to Alaska’s fourth largest king salmon river from the proposed Susitna dam: Susitna River Coalition, booth 142. Panel presentation on keynote stage, Nov. 19 at 3:00 p.m. Reception and documentary, DamNation, screening Nov. 19 at 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Piranha Shop, 1022 1st Ave. S., Seattle.
  • Threat to Bristol Bay from the proposed Pebble mine: Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association, booth 501. Bristol Bay reception will be held Nov. 20 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Seattle Silver Cloud Hotel Ballroom.

 

WHO: Trout Unlimited's Alaska Program, and partner organizations Salmon Beyond Borders, Susitna River Coalition, and Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.pacificmarineexpo.com

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