San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
'A Celebration of Herring'
June 09, 2015
Join the Heiltsuk Nation, Pacific Wild and guests at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston, B.C. for an unforgettable evening of cuisine, culture, and natural history - a multimedia event in support of herring conservation.
Proceeds from this event go to support the Heiltsuk Nation's work to conserve herring.
Presentations by members of the Heiltsuk First Nation including presentation by Chief Marilyn Slett, Pacific Wild Conservation Director Ian McAllister, journalist Damien Gillis of The Common Sense Canadian, marinine toxicologist and author, Dr. Rikki Ott.
Learn more about what went on this spring on the central coast as the Heiltsuk Nation led a campaign to protect decimated herring stocks from being taken from their traditional territory by commercial fisheries. http://www.pacificwild.org/site/take_action/herring-action.html
When & Where
Pacific Wild is committed to:
- Defending wildlife and their habitat on Canada’s Pacific coast by developing and implementing solution-based conservation strategies. Pacific Wild supports innovative research, public education, community outreach and awareness to achieve the goal of lasting environmental protection in the lands and waters of the Great Bear Rainforest.
- Working with a diverse array of communities, First Nations, groups and individuals to ensure that biodiversity protection is at the forefront of land and marine use decisions.
- Mobilizing a concerned global citizenry to achieve large-scale wildlife protection.