Our Goals and Objectives:
The primary purpose of Pacific Rivers’ storytelling work is to engage, educate and expand an audience on issues that impact water quality and quantity, native fish, human health, and the economic costs and benefits of conservation. Due to economic hardship in many rural communities and increasing political polarization, we believe it is essential to engage people with accurate information and an earnest desire to forge common ground. Furthermore, we believe that future conservation will require compromise. Thus, the purpose of our storytelling project is to build a foundation that breaks the gridlock of polarization and builds a middle ground.
Over the next year, Pacific Rivers plans to produce a series of vignettes with filmmaker Shane Anderson, which will focus on some of the most vexing environmental issues that impact water resources. Our goal is to finish the feature film " A River's Last Chance" and complete 2-4 short films that can be presented and promoted online and distributed through our website, social media, earned media, and public events.