Nov 14. Cranbrook. History of Libby Dam. Eileen Delehanty Pearkes. Informational event sponsored by B.C. MLA Tom Shypitka. Chief Joe Pierre, Ktunaxa Nation, will also be speaking.
May 30-31. Castlegar: One River, Ethics Matter.
6th annual ethics conference on the past and future of the Columbia River, the Treaty and climate changes, and stewardship and justice responsibilities. A major focus will be on respectful dialogue and our watershed home in response to deteriorating relationships between the United States and Canada at the federal level.
July 25 Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Columbia River Treaty Session. Spokane. 9:15 – 11:30.
The Columbia River Treaty Session will begin with quick introductory remarks by the PNWER co-chairs of the event, Senator Jim Honeyford and David Hill. The lead negotiators, Jill Smail and Sylvain Fabi will provide a set of remarks about the Treaty, which will be followed by the roundtable listening session, then the legislative panel. Click to view AGENDA
July 24 BPA and the Grid. Portland. 0900 – 1200. BPA Rates Hearing Room, 1201 NE Lloyd Blvd, Suite 200.
Learn what issues BPA is reviewing to determing how and under what conditions BPA could join the CAISO Energy Imbalance Market, and how it fits into BPA’s grid modernization effort.
Aug 15-16 Treaty Negotiations Session #2 Nelson, B.C.
Sept 6 Portland Treaty Town Hall Meeting – hosted by the U.S. State Dept.
Lead U.S. negotiator, Jill Smail, will lead the meeting. The Town Hall is free of charge, open to the public, and will take place at the Bonneville Power Administration’s Rates Hearing Room from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This Town Hall will follow the August 15–16 round of negotiations on the Treaty regime in British Columbia and take place in advance of the October 17–18 round of negotiations in Portland, Oregon. At the Town Hall, U.S. government representatives will provide a general overview of the negotiations and take questions from the public; feel free to send questions in advance to ColumbiaRiverTreaty@state.gov. For more information on the Town Hall, including call-in details, please see the Federal Register Notice.
Sept 7-8 Free the Snake Flotilla – Friday 6pm through Saturday 9 p.m.
Hosted by Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment (and 9 others) More: Salmon River Flotilla
Sept 7-8 Smoke Farm Symposium (Arlington, WA)
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes presenting. The Rubicon Foundation’s annual Symposium is a weekend of inspiring and challenging presentations, explorations, exchanges, and discussions with an audience of 200 to 250 Northwest thinkers, artists, teachers, and organizers—the people who shape and build our communities.
Oct 17-18 Treaty Negotiations (Portland, Oregon)