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Ripple Effects: An evening film screening and rally for our region’s salmon, rivers and forests

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A person standing on a paddleboard in a river

Patagonia themed poster with event name and details listedForests, rivers and salmon define the Pacific Northwest, but all three face an uncertain future. This Earth Day week, watch some new films and learn how to turn your love of the outdoors into action with local environmental nonprofit partners RE Sources and Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA). Patagonia and Backcountry Essentials are hosting a free evening film screening event and rally for our region’s forests, rivers and salmon. We’ll screen three short films, then share some ways you can take action on behalf of our local environment, through both advocacy and volunteering.

Where: Backcountry Essentials, upstairs
When: April 18th, Doors open 7:00pm, Event begins 7:30pm
Cost: Free!

Please RSVP so we can email you an event reminder and prepare seating, snacks and beverages accordingly.


Got Patagonia gear that needs repairing? Bring it to the event and they’ll organize a send-out to their repair facilities!

Snacks provided by Patagonia Provisions and beer provided by our friends at Aslan Brewing Co.

About the short films:

  • Undammed (17:20) is a brand new video from Patagonia Films about the ongoing Indigenous-led efforts to recover scared Pacific salmon runs by removing four dams on the Klamath River in southern Oregon.
  • Healing the Nooksack (4:37) chronicles the collaborative local effort to remove a dam from the middle fork Nooksack River.
  • Water from the Woods (6:50), a new short film from RE Sources, explores the connections between the health of our local forests and rivers.


Backcountry Essentials
(360) 543-5678
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Backcountry Essentials
214 W Holly St
Bellingham, WA 98229 United States
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(360) 543-5678
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