If you’re in or can get yourself to Portland, OR next week, you could be in for a Wild River Night on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the KEEN Great Room (926 NW 13th #210, Portland). Doors open for appetizers at 5:30 p.m. This is a free event described by the sponsors as a a laid back evening of celebrating wild rivers with new and old friends; and, an opportunity to see the latest videos and presentations about river running and river conservation.
The full agenda for the evening (so full that it may go past 8:00 PM), includes:
- The premier of a new film about Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon River by Nate Herbeck of Sheer Madness Productions.
- Presentation and new films by American Rivers on the Condit Dam removal on the White Salmon River and dam removals on the Elwha River in Washington State.
- “Field Guide to American Rivers” presentation by author and photographer Tim Palmer.
The event is sponsored by Northwest Rafting Co., ECHO River Trips, Keen, Sierra Nevada Brewing, Sheer Madness Productions, and American Rivers. Check out full details at Northwest Rafting Co.’s blog and to RSVP (something about so there’s enough Sierra Nevada beer).