Love Your Columbia Community 2021 Virtual Events
We’re excited to announce Columbia Riverkeeper’s 2021 virtual series featuring our incredible environmental lawyers, community organizers, scientists, and partners who work every day to protect the Columbia. Attend our “Love Your Columbia Community” events to get inspired to fight for clean water and our climate.
Love Your Columbia 2021 Programming:
The Fight Against Fossil Fuels: What’s Happening and What’s Next: January 14, 2021, 6 p.m.
Interested in learning more about Columbia Riverkeeper’s efforts to stop dirty fossil fuels? Join a conversation with our conservation director, Dan Serres, and staff attorney, Erin Saylor, as they discuss the status of our current work to protect the Columbia River from fossil fuel infrastructure like pipelines and refineries. Topics covered will include the Kalama methanol refinery, Zenith Energy, Port Westward, the Perennial fracked gas power plant, and others.
Poetry Workshop “Tardeada de poesia” in Spanish with Washington State Poet Laureate: January 27, 2021, 3 p.m.
Join Columbia Riverkeeper and special guest, Claudia Castro Luna, for an afternoon of poetry for the family. This kid-friendly poetry workshop in Spanish will focus on themes around the environment and river ecosystems. Kids and their families will have the opportunity to write poetry, draw, and publish their work on Columbia Riverkeeper’s website. This event will be instructed in Spanish and kids and families are welcome to speak in whatever language is comfortable for them.
Homebodies and Waterbodies: Learn about the harmful chemicals potentially lurking in your home and what you can do to reduce them: February 24, 2021, 12 p.m.
We’re all spending a lot of time at home to stay safe during the pandemic, but some of the chemicals found in our homes and everyday products are harmful to our health and the environment. Join Columbia Riverkeeper and Dr. Arlene Blum, Executive Director with the Green Science Policy Institute, to learn about the harmful chemicals found in household items, how they end up in the river, their impacts, and what you can do.
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