Northwest (OR WA)

June 2, 2009

DEADLINE: The Puget Sound Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

The Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources is inviting applications for its Puget Sound Institute, a nine-day journey in July 2009 through parts of northwest Washington that will examine a variety of newsworthy topics.

"Taking Up Arms Where Birds Feast on Buffet of Salmon"

"ASTORIA, Ore. — The salmon here in the Columbia River, nearly driven to extinction by hydroelectric dams a quarter century ago, have been increasing in number — a fact not lost on the birds that like to eat them. These now flock by the thousands each spring to the river’s mouth, where the salmon have their young, and gorge at leisure."

Source: NY Times, 08/18/2014

Ocean Acidification Eats Away at Shellfish Coastal Tribes Depend On

"The ancestral connections of tribal coastal communities to the ocean’s natural resources stretch back thousands of years. But growing acidification is changing oceanic conditions, putting the cultural and economic reliance of coastal tribes—a critical definition of who they are—at risk."

Source: Indian Country Today, 08/15/2014
July 17, 2014

Seattle-Area Meet-up for SEJ Members and Friends

Join SEJ members and other journalists and friends from 7:30-9 p.m. for a brew and conversation.

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