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Scientific efforts to aid salmon in the Pacific Northwest

A National Sea Grant College program science research briefing

WHAT: The National Sea Grant College Program hosts a special media breakfast briefing to introduce reporters to some of the issues, both in coastal and social science, likely to impact decisions to be made in the coming months to help restore the productivity and diversity of salmon populations in the Pacific Northwest.

WHEN: Wednesday, February 16 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast Available At 8:00 a.m.

WHERE: The National Press Club - First Amendment Lounge, 13th Floor 14th & F Streets N.W. , Washington D.C. (Metro Center train station -Red, Orange and Blue Lines)

FEATURED PRESENTATIONS / TOPIC AREAS:
8:30 A.M. -- SALMON - WHY BOTHER? Setting the context of the last 150 years of salmon problems in the United States with excerpts from books and videos. Joseph Cone, Assistant Director for Communications, Oregon Sea Grant, award winning producer of four videos, two books and a quarterly newsletter about salmon in the Pacific Northwest.

9:00 A.M. -- KNITTING NETS: SCIENCE, SOCIETY, AND SALMON Restoring Pacific Northwest salmon stocks requires better links between science and society. Surveys show tattered understandings between the public and scientists about the role of hatcheries, wild fish populations, and riparian conditions in the restoration of salmon. Courtland Smith, Oregon Sea Grant Researcher, Oregon State University Professor of Anthropology.

9:30 A.M. -- SALMON IN THE ESTUARY : A VIDEO INTRODUCTION A five-minute video defining the importance of coastal
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Contact: Ben Sherman
sherman@nasw.org
202-662-7095
National Sea Grant College Program
1-Feb-2000


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