Snake River Dinner Hour

Snake River Dinner Hour is a monthly webinar series on Zoom beginning on February 13 through May 14. The Snake River Dinner Hour provides a space for folks to learn more about saving salmon, honoring treaty obligations, and creating solutions for Northwest communities.

Join us from 6:00-7:00 pm PST on Zoom on the second Tuesday of the month to participate in civil dialogue as we each bring different opinions and perspectives to the table.

February 13: Federal actions and commitments to restore Snake River salmon

Host Kayeloni Scott with guests:

Chairman Shannon Wheeler, Chairman of the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee
Amanda Goodin, supervising senior attorney with Earthjustice’s Northwest office
Ed Bowles, Fish Division Administrator for Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife from 2000 – 2020
Liz Hamilton,  Executive Director for the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association (NSIA)

Watch the Recording Here

March 12: Culture + Recreation + Ecology = benefits of a restored lower Snake River

Host Lisa McShane with guests:

Nakia Williamson, Cultural Resources Director, Nez Perce Tribe
Kayeloni Scott, NW Communications Director, American Rivers
Lauren McCullough, Operations Manager at OARS Dories
Libby Tobey, Grand Salmon Expedition Member and Legislative Fellow at Idaho Conservation League
Trey Carskadon, Marketing Director at O’Loughlin Trade Shows

Watch the Recording Here

April 9: Clean energy + a restored lower Snake River = a more vibrant Northwest

Alyssa Macy, CEO of Washington Conservation Action and is a Tribal Citizen of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs of Oregon
Bob Morris, Power System Consultant, Lance Energy Chair at Montana Technological University, and provides volunteer technical support for the Nez Perce Tribe
Chantel Greene, Founder & CEO of Xexus Greene Energy, LLC., and member of the Nez Perce Tribe, President of Sidney Resource Corporation, and currently the Nez Perce Tribe Gaming Commission Director 
Senator Rebecca Saldaña, Washington State Senate Deputy Majority Leader and represents the 37th Legislative District

Watch the Recording Here

May 14: Salmon & Grain: How to keep our plates full, responsibly

Kat Brigham, Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation member, who has worked for 47 years to rebuild, protect, and restore Columbia River Basin salmon
Dave Johnson, Department Manager for the Nez Perce Tribe Fisheries Department and enrolled member of the Navajo Tribe
Amy Grondin, Commercial Salmon Fisherman and Co-owner of Duna Fisheries
Bryan Jones, fourth generation wheat and cattle farmer from the Palouse region

Watch the recording here

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The Snake River Dinner Hour is brought to you by American Rivers, Washington Conservation Action, Idaho Conservation League, Sierra Club, and Save Our wild Salmon.