The killing has begun on the Columbia. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) has already started killing sea lions on their hit list - animals who have been seen eating even ONE salmon at the Bonneville Dam. They've even claimed the authority to kill animals NOT on their list. Last week, four more beloved friends were put to death behind our backs by callous government agents who believe they can get away with this. Stop the river of blood! We have to keep pressure on, and set the record straight regarding this misguided government plan to kill a protected species in a dubious effort to "save" endangered salmon for fishermen's nets. So we're chartering the 'Cool Bus', a bio-diesel bus with room for 25 activists, and taking a road trip to Salem for a demonstration at the ODFW headquarters. After the one-hour demo, we will head to the Capitol to visit our legislators to ask them to cancel sea lion killing, a plan that fails to address the real problems that plague salmon recovery; overfishing, the dams, and habitat destruction.
RSVP today, as we still have a few seats left on the Cool Bus, and we'd love for you to join us. Save some lives this Thursday.
WHEN: Thursday, April 16, Bus leaves at 10 am
WHERE: Meeting at In Defense of Animals office, NE 18th and Alberta, boarding a bus and driving to Salem.