Are you looking for an exciting way to celebrate Earth Day 2022?! Look no further than Cordova, Alaska, where the Copper River Watershed Project, in partnership with the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, the Net Loft, and Cordova Gear will host environmentally-focused events for Earth Day weekend.
Following current CDC recommendations, the Copper River Salmon Jam Planning Committee is excited to announce a new safe and healthy alternative format for their popular in-person event, write Shae Bowman and Cathy Renfeldt.
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we as a global community are facing two major crises. One of those is at the forefront of everyone’s mind – COVID-19, but the other crisis is a slowly building disaster and also demands our attention. And while we are still working through the challenges of preparing for a global pandemic there is hope that we have the ability to act in response to a changing climate. That’s why this year’s theme for Earth Day is Climate Action.
In light of the pandemic and current gathering recommendations, the Copper River Salmon Jam planning committee will be adapting the festival.
Much plastic waste sent for recycling ends up polluting the environment, writes Shae Bowman.
The Copper River Watershed Project is modifying how it collects fishing web for recycling, writes CRWP Operations Manager Shae Bowman.
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