Snake River Dinner Hour Webinar

Recipes to save salmon and solutions to support Northwest communities

The world’s most exciting river restoration effort is at our fingertips, right here in your backyard. Tune in to hear how we’re going to stop salmon extinction.

Schedule for the Snake River Dinner Hour:

Fourth Wednesday of the Month, from 6-7pm Pacific


5/25/22 How do we move grain without dams?

Speakers:

  • Lisa McShane, contractor with American Rivers
  • Sam White, COO of Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative
  • Bryan Jones, Wheat Farmer from Dusty, WA
  • Rob Masonis, VP of Western Conservation for Trout Unlimited
  • Abbie Abramovich, Grassroots Coordinator at the Idaho Conservation League
  • David Moryc, Senior Director of Wild and Scenic Rivers and Public Lands Policy at American Rivers

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6/22/22 How does dam removal affect orcas?

List of speakers to be announced soon

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7/27/22 How do we #StopSalmonExtinction?

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Questions about the series? Send us an email at: snakeriverdinnerhour@gmail.com

Additional Resources:

Our Northwest Opportunity: The way forward is together

Our Northwest Opportunity: El camino hacia adelante es unidos


Previous Webinars Available to View

2/23/22 How do we honor Tribal Treaty rights and save our fishing industry?

Speakers:

  • Alyssa Macy, CEO of Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters
  • Tim Ballew II, commercial fisherman and CEO of the Lummi Commercial Company
  • Liz Hamilton, Executive Director of the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association
  • Dr. Helen Neville, Senior Scientist for Trout Unlimited
  • David Dreher, Senior Policy Manager at the National Wildlife Federation
  • Abbie Abramovich, Grassroots Coordinator at the Idaho Conservation League

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3/23/22 How do we farm without dams?

What’s going on with the Snake River salmon and farms? Join us as we discuss the largest river restoration opportunity in history, the regional benefits of stopping salmon extinction, the impacts that restoration will have on farmers, and the solutions we can find together if we have the courage to have the conversation. These aren’t easy issues to discuss together, but we’re doing it. Join us on March 23rd for the second webinar in our series on the Snake River and we’ll hear from farmers, Tribal leaders, fishers, and scientists. 

Speakers:

  • Emily Washines, scholar and historian, Yakama Nation tribal member
  • Blaine Meek, Area Manager at AgNorthwest, Inc
  • Lisa McShane, contract researcher on irrigation, American Rivers
  • Joel Kawahara, commercial fisherman working in Washington and Alaska
  • Dave Cannamela, retired fisheries biologist, Idaho Department of Fish and Game
  • David Dreher, Senior Policy Manager, National Wildlife Federation
  • Mariska Kesckés, Grassroots Organizer, Sierra Club

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4/27/22 How do we provide clean energy without the dams? 

Speakers:

  • Alyssa Macy, CEO of Washington Environmental Council
  • Nancy Hirsh, Executive Director of Northwest Energy Coalition
  • KC Golden, member of Northwest Power and Conservation Commission
  • Ormand Hilderbrand, a wheat and wind farmer and Board Director of Community Renewable Energy Association
  • Nicole Hughes, Executive Director of Renewable Northwest
  • Mariska Kecskés, Grassroots Organizer with Sierra Club
  • David Moryc, Senior Director of Wild and Scenic Rivers and Public Lands Policy at American Rivers

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