LOST FISH, THE: FIGHTING TO SAVE PACIFIC LAMPREYS

2013 Films

World Premiere

LOST FISH, THE: FIGHTING TO SAVE PACIFIC LAMPREYS

Courtesy of The Lost Fish: Fighting to Save Pacific Lampreys

MARCH
24
4:00 PM

Directed by: Jeremy Monroe

Venue: Carnegie Institution for Science
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THE LOST FISH: FIGHTING TO SAVE PACIFIC LAMPREY IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER (USA, 2013, 12 min.) 

Rivers Lost, Found and Turned-Around and shown as part of the Rivers Program

Introduced by Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers.   

World Premiere  An ancient fish native to the Pacific Northwest, the Pacific lamprey has been an important subsistence fishery for Northwest American Indian tribes for thousands of years. In the heavily dammed Columbia River Basin, billions have been spent on salmon life support systems. Meanwhile, the lesser-known lamprey has slipped through the cracks of conservation and is now lost from most its historic range in the Columbia. Desperately, members of the Nez Perce, Umatilla, Yakama and Warm Springs Tribes have taken the management of Pacific lamprey into their own hands and are now fighting to bring political attention and social will to the struggle of a lost fish. Directed and produced by Jeremy Monroe. 

Panel Discussion, moderated by Sunshine Menezes, Executive Director, Metcalf Institute, including filmmaker Jeremy Monroe, Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers, and Jan Goldman-Carter, Senior Manager, Wetlands and Water Resources, National Wildlife Federation. 

Shown with HIDDEN RIVERS OF SOUTHERN APPALACHIA and WILLAMETTE FUTURES.

Ticket/Reservation Info:

FREE. No reservations required. 

Carnegie Institution for Science

Elihu Root Auditorium

1530 P St., NW

(Metro: Dupont Circle)

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