DamNation Screening - University of Minnesota

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Wednesday February 17, 20166-8pm
St. Paul Student Center Theater
University of Minnesota
"If you are against a dam, you are for a river." -Environmentalist David Brower
Join the Natural Resource Association of Graduate Students (NRAGS) as we partner with the University Libraries to host a screening of DamNation, a documentary covering the growing movement to remove obsolete dams and restore rivers. The documentary highlights the successful effort to remove the Elwah River Dam in Washington State and discusses how dam removal can benefit native species, communities, and the economy.  
In addition to screening the film, we will host two guest speakers who will bring the topic of dam removal into a local context. Michael Page will discuss successful and proposed dam removals in western Wisconsin and Chris Lenhart will discuss the challenges and implications of proposed dam removal on the Mississippi River.  
Michael Page, Friends of the Kinnikinnic River
Space is limited, please arrive early.  Doors open at 5:30pm. 
The St. Paul Student Center is located at 2017 Buford Ave, St Paul, MN 55108.   Parking is available at the Gortner Ramp.   More detailed directions can be found here: http://sua.umn.edu/locations/st-paul-student-center/directions/

 

WHEN
February 17, 2016 at 6pm
WHERE
St. Paul Student Center Theater, University of Minnesota
2017 Buford Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States
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