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Pacific Northwest Climate Change, Declining Salmon, and Earthquakes

Friday, October 18, 2013
9 am - 4 pm
Hemlock Room, Villa Maria

Tickets: $25 per person 
(includes full-day seminar, continental breakfast, tribal-caught salmon lunch and snacks)

Presented by the Marylhurst University Alumni Association and the Department of Science & Mathematics.
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Marylhurst science professor Kyle Dittmer will present a practical real-world view on three environmental crises that seem to be happening at once — and steps you can take to make a better world.

  • Immerse yourself in a thought-provoking and factual view on past and future climate change and its impact on the Pacific Northwest.
  • Discuss Columbia River salmon, the complex causes of their decline and current status, and what can be done to save this icon of our region.
  • Examine the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, lessons learned and implications for the Pacific Northwest.

Luncheon Speaker: Salmon and First Foods
Gerald Lewis, a member of the Yakama Nation and a member of the Fish & Wildlife Committee of the Yakama Tribal Council, will offer a tribal perspective.

Workshop Presenter: Kyle Dittmer
Dittmer is a USDA-certified meteorologist. He has worked for the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission for the last 14 years as a hydrologist-meterologist. He just published in Climatic Change, a major peer-reviewed scientific journal, on his long-term research and assessment of climate change regarding Columbia River salmon.

Interested in earning academic credit?

Marylhurst students interested in earning academic credit can register for the 1-credit course ENV 360. Visit http://marylhurst.edu/registration-records/register-classes/ for information about how to register for classes at Marylhurst.

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