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By Dan Rudy 

River groups invite action on transboundary issues


October 5, 2017

Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Brian Lynch of the Salmon Beyond Borders campaign brings a group of Wrangellites up to speed on Canadian mining developments along transboundary river systems September 27, during an evening presentation at the Stikine Inn.

Around 40 residents came together last week for dinner, drinks and a presentation about mining issues at the Stikine Inn.

Campaigners with advocacy group Salmon Beyond Borders hosted the event, one of a series being held last month around Southeast communities. Meeting in Wrangell on September 27, one of its purposes was to bring residents up to speed with recent developments in the mining industry in neighboring British Columbia. There are three rivers of primary interest, being the Stikine, Unuk and Taku. All three originate in Canada and terminate in Alaska, and their wider watersheds ar...

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