|Posted: May 19, 2006Post Subject: Friends of the River Swap Meet and Festival -Saturday, May 2
|Don't miss this great opportunity to stock up on new and/or used river gear for blowout prices. Have fun, get great deals on outdoor equipment and learn about California rivers.|
Friends of the River Swap Meet and River Festival
Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
American River Resort, Coloma, CA
Gear Swap, Silent and Live Auctions, Films, Slides and Speakers, a Bar-be-que dinner, beverages and music.
Drop off for the swap meet: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Swap Meet: 10 to 4.
Silent Auction: 10 to 5.
Live Auction: 5 to 7.
Great Food, Beer & Wine all day
EVENTS AND SPEAKERS
THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH FORK OF THE AMERICAN RIVER – Friends of the River presents a forum on current issues facing the South Fork of the American River, Bill Center, former El Dorado County Supervisor and owner of Camp Lotus, Jim Eicher of Folsom Bureau of Land Management and Alan Ehrgott of the American River Conservancy.
DAM IRRESPONSIBLE - What would happen to the Sacramento area and levee system should an earthquake hit the proposed Auburn Dam? Find out the devastating answer and learn about the history and future of the campaign to finally put the dagger in the heart of the Auburn Dam.
HIGH WATER, SIX INCHES FROM MYHEAD - Bill McGinnis, veteran boater and owner of Whitewater Voyages will discuss the issues, problems and joy of running big water. He’ll focus on what boaters will face this year on the South, Middle and North Forks of the American River.
BRINGING THE SALMON HOME - Craig Tucker, Klamath Campaign Coordinator for the Karuk Tribe of California, will discuss the recent successes, and the coming battles in the fight to take the dams off of the Klamath. He'll also be showing SHAKE YOUR ONCORHYNCHUS!, a look at all of the fish species in the Klamath, set to hip hop music (?).
OIL ON ICE – This compelling, vivid, comprehensive and award-winning documentary underscores the connection between the fate of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, it's indigenous peoples and migratory wildlife, to decisions America makes about energy policy.
For more information, visit www.friendsoftheriver.org