Thursday, July 18, 2024

Shae Bowman

Shae Bowman

Wild and Scenic Film Festival headed to Cordova

Are you looking for an exciting way to celebrate Earth Day 2022?! Look no further than Cordova, Alaska, where the Copper River Watershed Project, in partnership with the Wild and Scenic Film Festival, the Net Loft, and Cordova Gear will host environmentally-focused events for Earth Day weekend.

Commentary: Salmon Jam in the park for a COVID-cautious but celebratory event

Following current CDC recommendations, the Copper River Salmon Jam Planning Committee is excited to announce a new safe and healthy alternative format for their popular in-person event, write Shae Bowman and Cathy Renfeldt.

Celebrate the 50th Earth Day with Earth Week Bingo

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we as a global community are facing two major crises. One of those is at the forefront of everyone’s mind – COVID-19, but the other crisis is a slowly building disaster and also demands our attention. And while we are still working through the challenges of preparing for a global pandemic there is hope that we have the ability to act in response to a changing climate. That’s why this year’s theme for Earth Day is Climate Action.
Mahealani MacKenzie performs a traditional hula dance. The Ke Kukui Foundation’s display of Hawaiian music and dance rounded out the second night of Salmon jam on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Letter to the Editor: Copper River Salmon Jam plans for COVID-19

In light of the pandemic and current gathering recommendations, the Copper River Salmon Jam planning committee will be adapting the festival.

Commentary: CRWP plastic recycling program in jeopardy

Much plastic waste sent for recycling ends up polluting the environment, writes Shae Bowman.
Loose fishing net collected by the Copper River Watershed Project. (Oct. 3, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Commentary: Help us shore up fishing web recycling in Cordova

The Copper River Watershed Project is modifying how it collects fishing web for recycling, writes CRWP Operations Manager Shae Bowman.

Sharing the gifts from the Copper River watershed

The holiday season is here, and the spirit of sharing makes the dark winter months a little brighter. The long winter nights give me...

CRWP marks a decade of recycling gillnet, seine web

Over the past 10 years, commercial fishermen and community partners in Cordova have helped recycle more than 100 tons of discarded gillnet and seine...