Thought this might interest many of you. I was particularly smitten with
the subtle interweaving of the new Western ethos of
dam-busting. :^) Apologies to those who already saw this on IFFS.
>The 1st INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES
>A Three-day discussion of Sustainable Fisheries and the Environment.
>May 4-6, 2000
>Broadway Performance Hall
>Seattle Central Community College
>corner of Broadway and Pine streets
>Free and Open to the Public
> Thur. May 4th, 10am. 2pm.
>The Fourth Annual "WAR ON WILD SALMON" Symposium
>Kathy Fletcher, Executive Director, People for Puget Sound
>"Where the Rivers Meet the Sea" 10 a.m.
>Jerry Gorsline, Olympic Peninsula Field Representative,
>Washington Environmental Council
>"Effects of Clearcut Logging on Riparian Habitat" 11 a.m.
>John Volpe, Ph.D. candidate, University of Victoria, Victoria B.C.
>"Invasion Biology of Atlantic Salmon" 12 a.m.
>Pete Knutson, Ph.D., Professor, Seattle Central Community College
>"Assault on Wild Salmon: Politics, Economy and Communities" 1p.m.
>John Foss, Executive Director, Sustainable Fisheries Alliance
>"Frankensalmon are Coming"
>Sponsored by: Seattle Central Community College Global Education Design
>Team, Green Action!, Fish For All.
>Immediately following the program, attendees are invited to gather at
>Bill's Off Broadway Pizza,
>for lunch and further discussion. 725 E. Pine St.
> Fri. May 5th, 9am.- 11:30 p.m.
>Sustainable Fisheries and Habitat
>A discussion of selective fishing practices, habitat protection and
>restoration, ecological preserves and marine protected areas (MPA’s).
>Mike Sato, North Sound Director, People for Puget Sound
>-The plight of our Puget Sound marine resources
>-Paradigm shift: Species vs. Habitat
>-Marine Protected Areas and Reserves
>-Some good and less-than-good Local examples
>-Why is this approach so challenging?
>Chuck Nafziger, Golden Gardens to Carkeek Marine Study Group, will
>discuss establishing a
>Marine Protected Area within the City of Seattle.
>Kate Cissna, Crab Fresh/Best Fish Co. Seattle, will discuss
>avoiding bycatch in local Dungeness Crab and Spot Prawn fisheries.
>Aaron Tinker, Living Oceans Society, British Columbia
>"Working with First Nations and Commercial Fishing groups to establish
>Following this short program, to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, there will be
>a Flamenco Guitar
>performance. After the music, you are invited to join us at Elysian
>Brewery for lunch and further
>discussion throughout the afternoon. 1221 E. Pike St. ( corner of 13th
> Sat. May 6th, 10am.- 2pm.
>Marketing and Labeling the Wild
>A discussion of concern to Consumers, Small Family Fishers, Retailers,
>and Chefs concerning
>wild, sustainable, and organic marketing initiatives for aquatic
>Susan Boa of SeaWeb, originators of the “Give Swordfish a Break”
>campaign, will give a presentation on consumer and Chef boycotts.
>Jim Humphries, North American Director of The Marine Stewardship
>Council, will present information on consumer labeling initiatives.
>Scott Ulery, Wildfish of Juneau, Alaska, will discuss small
>producers efforts to market and label their own catches.
>Seth Zuckerman, Ecotrust Circuit Rider, will discuss the Smartwood
>initiative, and the lessons that
>can be applied to seafood labeling.
>Brendan Mahaffey and Kate Cissna, Crab Fresh/Best Fish Co. Seattle,
>Isabel de la Torre, Industrial Shrimp Action Network, and
>Dave Batker, Asia-Pacific Environmental Exchange, will discuss
>Developing an Eco-Label for Sustainable Fisheries.
>John Foss, Executive Director, Sustainable Fisheries Alliance, will give
>an update on the organic
>labeling efforts of seafood throughout the world.
>Session ends at 2 p.m.
>SUSTAINABLE FISHERS RECEPTION
>Sat. May 6, Polish Home Hall, 5-8p.m.
>1714 18th St. ( 18th and Madison, north of Madison).
>Sponsored by Fish Brewing Co., Olympia, WA.
>Sustainable fishing families will hold a reception featuring their
>products following Saturdays program.
>Local Oysters, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Dungeness Crab, Spot Prawns,
>and Smoked Salmon.
>Wild Salmon Pale Ale and Organic Amber Ale will be served.
>DAMN BUSTERS AND ALE RAISERS!
>Deserve a party!
>Polish Home Hall, May 6th, 8-1 p.m. $10, no charge if you attend the
>Celebrate the release of Fish Brewing's Detonator Doppelbock series.
>Each bottling will feature a
>N.W. dam in glorious detonation. The first bottling highlights the
>impending explosion of the first
>Elwha dam on the Olympic Peninsula. The four Snake river dams will
>follow in succession.
>All Broadway Performance Hall events will be free. For more information
>on additional speakers,
>media, and outreach opportunities, please contact the Sustainable
>206-748-1351. For updates on the program please go to our website
>Sustainable Fisheries Alliance
>Small Family Fishers Association
>2442 NW Market #154
>Seattle, Washington, USA 98107
> phone: 206-748-1351
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