Undamming the Elwha screening & discussion

Friday, 20 April 2012 - 12:00pm
Format: 
Screening
Format: 
Discussion
Admission: 
Free
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
Seattle Public Library—Central Click here for Map

Join KCTS 9 and EarthFix for a screening of Undamming the Elwha followed by a discussion with the filmmakers, Katie Campbell and Michael Werner. The removal of two hydroelectric dams on the Elwha River in Olympic National Park is the largest dam removal project ever attempted in the United States. Explore the hidden story of the dams, the extensive removal project and whether it will restore the Elwha to its original state.

Undamming the Elwha is a KCTS 9 Original documentary made possible through a co-production of KCTS 9 and EarthFix. This screening is presented in partnership with The Seattle Public Library.

This event is FREE. Registration is not required.

Undamming the Elwha premieres Wednesday, 4/18, at 7:00 p.m. on KCTS 9. For more information, visit KCTS9.org/elwha.

EarthFix is an innovative public media partnership of Pacific Northwest stations, creating media across multiple platforms, helping citizens examine environmental issues unfolding in their own backyards and exploring how local actions intersect with national issues. The collaboration includes Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), KCTS 9 Television and KUOW Public Radio in Seattle, Idaho Public Television, Boise State Public Radio, Northwest Public Radio/Television and Southern Oregon Public Television.