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Are Salmon Doomed? A Webinar with Nick Bond

Thank you for your interest in our webinar in partnership with Humanities Washingtion: Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon! Please read through the webinar description below and fill out this form to reserve your spot. 

Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon

An environmental necessity, a vital economic resource, and a cultural symbol, salmon play a fundamental role in the Pacific Northwest—but they are in trouble.

With warming oceans, environmental degradation, and lowering genetic variability, wild salmon populations are dwindling. Climatologist Nick Bond explores the past, present, and possible future conditions for salmon in our state, and sees room for optimism. He shares lessons on how local communities have accomplished important work to support salmon runs, but also takes a hard look at the realities climate change poses for this regional treasure. Explore the history, science, and story of this cherished Northwest icon. 

Nick Bond is the Washington State Climatologist, a position created by the State of Washington to serve as a credible and expert source of climate and weather information. He earned a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington, and is now a principal research scientist with the Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean with the College of the Environment. Bond is on the Science Panel for the Puget Sound Partnership, which focuses on the actions needed to recover and sustain the Puget Sound ecosystem.

When: Thursday, June 11th from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Via Zoom. You will get sent a registration link and password before the event.
This is a free event!

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