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September 12-14, 2019 – The 6th International Columbia River Transboundary Conference

Join Columbia Basin Trust and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council from September 12 to 14, 2019 in Kimberley, B.C. to connect and collaborate on the future of the Columbia River.

The conference will cover topics including:

  • Renegotiation of the Columbia River Treaty
  • Reintroduction of Salmon into the Columbia River above Chief Joseph and Grand Coulee Dam in Washington and into British Columbia.
  • Impacts of and response to invasive species including northern pike and invasive freshwater mussels
  • Energy issues including: hydropower, energy efficiency, transmission and renewable resources in the United States and British Columbia
  • Climate change-related impacts on Columbia River water resources and resulting impacts on communities, ecosystems, the economy and hydropower generation.

The conference themes and agenda will include the interests and issues of First Nations and US Native American Tribes, as well as art, culture and history as it relates to the Columbia River.

The conference format will be interactive with workshop formats encouraging participants to actively explore a wide range of technical, environmental, political and community issues.

Register online.

For more information, contact Caitlin Hinton, Columbia Basin Trust, at 1.250.344.2445 or chinton@ourtrust.org.

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