Wednesday, 8 June 2011 - 6:00pm
Save Our Wild Salmon, KCTS 9, and Earthjustice present a free reception and screening of Salmon: Running the Gauntlet, a new film from the award-winning PBS Nature Film Series. Join filmmaker Jim Norton, author Steven J. Hawley, salmon advocates and policy experts for an evening of salmon.
The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and features smoked salmon appetizers prepared by the Steelhead Diner and fresh, local beer donated by the Fremont Brewery. Patagonia has generously donated outdoor clothing that will be awarded as door prizes.
Following the reception, there will be a brief reading at 6:45 p.m. then a screening of the 50-minute PBS film, Salmon: Running the Gauntlet. We'll end the screening event with a "Question and Answer" session with attendees about the film and the plight and status of Columbia Basin salmon and fishing economy. Featured Q&A participants include:
Jim Norton, filmmaker
Steven J. Hawley, author
Steve Mashuda, Earthjustice
Liz Hamilton, Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association
This public event is free, but space is limited. RSVP today at http://www.earthjustice.org/salmonseattle
The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is on the UW campus, at the corner of 17th Avenue NE and NE 45th Street.
This event is sponsored by:
Save Our Wild Salmon, KCTS 9, and Earthjustice.
With support from:
The Conservation Alliance, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations, Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association, Jensen's Smokehouse, Steelhead Diner, Fremont Brewery, and Patagonia.