River groups invite action on transboundary issues
October 5, 2017
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...