Anonymous street artists painted a dotted line and scissors on the defunct Matilija Dam in 2011. The dam has been slated for removal for years, but additional studies are being conducted to decide how best to deal with the trapped sediment and downstream water supply. Matilija Dam is owned by the County of Ventura, California in a scene from DAMNATION. Photo: Matt Stoecker


San Juan Community Theater
Whittier Theatre
100 2nd Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Superpod 4

Jul 21
San Juan Island, WA 5:00 PM

Superpod 4 presents DamNation

Tuesday, July 21, 5:00 pm
San Juan Community Theater – Whittier Theater, 100 2nd Street
Panel and Q&A featuring Jim Waddell, Steve Hawley, D.A. Giles, and Sharon Grace
Open to the public

Panel and Q&A
Jim Waddell. Featured in the award-winning documentary, retired Army Corp Engineer Jim Waddell, is working to expose the enormous and growing economic costs of the Lower Snake River Dams.

Steve Hawley, author of Recovering a Lost River: Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities. Short intro talk on new film, Dammed to Extinction, about the orca-salmon connection – in production now.

D.A. Giles or Sharon Grace from SRKW Chinook Salmon Initiative – state of political campaigns

is an annual gathering on San Juan Island, Washington in mid-July that is open to the public and attended by an international group of scientists, filmmakers, authors, journalists, former trainers, naturalists, orca advocates and and people who want to see killer whales in their natural home. The gathering is a combination of socializing, whale watching, learning, and sharing ideas & actions to help protect orcas in their natural habitat and bring an end to cetacean captivity.