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Salmon Orca Project Coming to
Spokane Later This Month

by Sienna Boucher
KXLY, May 2, 2022

Islanders came together to form an orca mural on Jackson Beach on March 19. Words read LAPWAI, ID. -- The Salmon Orca Project will have its third installment of the Salmon Orca Summit later this month.

Pacific Northwest Tribes will host, "Life After the Dams: A Vision for the Columbia Basin & Lower Snake River," to talk about how to move forward with dams in the Spokane area. The two previous installments saw tribal leaders, advocates and community members discuss how to proceed in life without dams on the Snake River.

The third in-person event will bring in experts to speak about the different ways dams can be replaced, as well as taking time to discuss the different perspectives surrounding the impact of salmon in the Pacific Northwest.

Two-panel discussions will take place -- one of which will discuss the impact of dams, with the other talking about what envisioning life without dams. Performances and a keynote speaker will be present as well, and lunch will be provided at this free event.

People can register for the event HERE. Digital visual options will be available as well. Registration is required for in-person attendance.

The event will be held at the Spokane Convention Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 20.

Related Pages:
Islanders Join Rally, Urging Lawmakers to Restore Snake River by Elizabeth Shepherd, Vashon Island Beachcomber, 3/30/22
Snake River Dams and Human Nature by Bill Appel, San Juan Journal, 3/30/22

Sienna Boucher
Salmon Orca Project Coming to Spokane Later This Month
KXLY, May 2, 2022

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