Friday, October 12th

Environmental Challenges of Marijuana Agriculture in the Age of Prohibition

Time: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Description:

This two-part symposium will gather grassroots environmental activists, community members, and policy makers to discuss efforts to address the environmental impacts of marijuana cultivation. Panelists will review the impacts of marijuana agriculture and offer insights into the opportunities and challenges involved in addressing these problems.

SESSION ONE 1-2:45 p.m.

"The Problem and Responses:  Environmental Impacts and the Politics of Cannabis Agriculture"

This panel of grassroots environmental organizers and policy makers will discuss environmental impacts associated with industrial marijuana agriculture,
how current policy affects those impacts, and challenges involved in addressing environmental impacts associated with marijuana production.

SESSION 2 3-5 p.m.

"Environmental, Cultural, and Economic Futures: Sustainability and Marijuana Agriculture"

This panel of grassroots environmental organizers, community members, and policy makers offer perspectives on paths to environmental, cultural and economic sustainability.

Panelists Include:

Hezekiah Allen, Executive Director, Mattole Restoration Council
Scott Greacen, Executive Director, Friends of the Eel River
Gary Hughes, Executive Director, Environmental Protection Information Center
Tasha McKee, Executive Director, Sanctuary Forest
Mike Downey, Humboldt County Sheriff
Paul Gallegos, Humboldt County District Attorney
Mark Lovelace, Humboldt County District 3 Supervisor
Ryan Sundberg, Humboldt County District 5 Supervisor
Scott Downie, California Department of Fish and Game Senior Biologist
Casey O’Neill, Community member
Kyle Keegan, Community Member

Location:

Native American Forum

Contact:

Tony Silvaggio
707.826.3142
avs1@humboldt.edu

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