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Award winning author: William Layman
River of Memory : The Everlasting Columbia , 2006
Native River : The Columbia Remembered, 2002
Jan deNul offer to help blocked
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Video: Upcoming Opportunities to Resist LNG
Video from a recent field trip to the proposed natural gas Palomar pipe line crossing on the Clackamas river, recently designated as a Wild and Scenic River.
The hike was led by Martin Evans of the forest advocacy group, Bark, and Dan Serres of Columbia Riverkeeper .
Besides brief background information, Evans and Serres detail upcoming events where people can voice their opposition to a proposal siting these LNG terminals in Oregon in order to facilitate natural gas delivery to California, who have refused to allow these facilities in their state.
Video From April Bark Hike
February 18, 2010
For March hipfish
Contact: Laurie Caplan, 503-338-6508; Lori Durheim, 503-325-1556
COLUMBIA RIVER AND FAMILIAR FACES STAR IN FREE FILM SCREENINGS
The public is invited to “Roll On, Columbia,” an afternoon of free short films starring the magnificent Columbia River, on Saturday, March 13. The films are “Work Is Our Joy,” “Crossroads on the Columbia ... Oregon Confronts America's Energy Future,” “In Their Footsteps,” and “Pipe Dream.” The first three films were written and produced in Clatsop County and feature many familiar faces, including local fishermen, business people, students, and others. The movies begin at 2 p.m. at the appropriately named Columbian Theater at 1102 Marine Drive in Astoria. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m.
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Green Professionals, Portland, OR. January 26, 2010
Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Jon Wellinghoff was named Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency that oversees wholesale electric transactions and interstate electric transmission and gas transportation in the United States, by President Barack Obama on March 19, 2009. A member of the Commission since 2006, the U.S. Senate reconfirmed him to a full, five-year FERC term in December 2007.
Chairman Wellinghoff is an energy law specialist with more than 30 years experience in the field. Before joining FERC, he was in private practice and focused exclusively on client matters related to renewable energy, energy efficiency and distributed generation. While in the private sector, Chairman Wellinghoff represented an array of clients from federal agencies, renewable developers, and large consumers of power to energy efficient product manufacturers and clean energy advocacy organizations.
7:30 AM Check-in / Registration
8:30- 9:15 Keynote Jon Wellinghoff, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
9:15-10:00 Keynote Bill Bradbury, Former Secretary of State / Oregon's Global Warming Advisory Commission
10:15-11:00 Keynote Erin Flynn, Portland Development Commission
For more info: http://www.green-professional.com/
Bradbury, other critics of LNG will speak after film
October 7, 2009
Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury,
a Democratic candidate for governor,
and two other critics of liquefied-natural-gas
terminals proposed on the Oregon Coast will
speak after the showing of "Crossroads on the Columbia."
Part of the Salem Progressive Film Series,
the film will start at 7 p.m. Thursday at Grand Theater,
191 High St. NE, Salem. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Admission is $3, or $2 for students.
For information, call (503) 588-8713 or 779-5255.
In addition to Bradbury, speakers are
Olivia Schmidt of Citizens Against the Pipelines
and Dan Serres, conservation director of
Columbia Riverkeeper .
— Peter Wong
CRK's Estuary Coordinator Cheryl Johnson has organized another wonderful evening of music, poetry, dance, spoken word, and fine art. The event includes hors d'oeuvres, music and a silent auction of works by favorite regional artists - all proceeds go to our fight against LNG. Robin Cody, award-winning author of Voyage of a Summer Sun (which CRK Director Brett finally read and highly recommends) is the featured performer.
Mark your calendar.
Local Filmmakers Debut screening at the Bagdad Theater
Dear Spence and Donna,
Congratulations! Your short film "Crossroads on the Columbia" has been chosen to be a part of our "Local Filmmakers Debut" screening at the Bagdad Theater.
We will be holding a two hour event of all chosen shorts on August 18th, 2009. ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Details for the event:
All ages, *Minor with Parent, Doors at 6:00pm, Films start at 7:00pm. Admission will be $3 to the event screening. Each patron will receive a ballot to vote for her/his favorite short. The ballots,
along with the judges' scores, will be tallied and the winners determined. The winners will be notified no later than August 25th, 2009.
Bradwood Landing Paddle Trip with CRK
Join us for this exciting new trip opportunity. We will paddle the beautiful waters of the Columbia River Estuary and tour the landscape of the proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Bradwood Landing.
This overnight adventure will begin with a Friday night of camping along the mighty Columbia in Southwestern Washington. Learn about the proposed LNG terminals and associated pipelines and impacts from leaders in the fight to keep LNG out of the Columbia River. Enjoy an evening of mingling with fellow river supporters over a pasta dinner and locally brewed beverages. Awaken Saturday morning to a fresh breakfast and a day-long paddle trip in the Columbia River Estuary. A riverside picnic lunch will also be provided. Reserve your spot today for this exciting new paddle adventure!
- Friday, July 31st through Saturday, August 1st
Costs are as follows:
- $115/person (without personal boat)
- $95/person (with personal boat)
Please complete the registration form: http://www.columbiariverkeeper.org/index.php/headlines/view/24