West Coast Environmental Law

West Coast Environmental Law

April 12, 2013 11:00 ET

Renowned National Geographic Explorer J. Michael Fay to Speak in Vancouver as Part of International Tour to Warn Against Dangers of Mining Activities in Northern BC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 12, 2013) - J. Michael Fay, renowned Wildlife Conservation Society scientist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, is coming to Vancouver this Monday, April 15th, as part of High Stakes: Minerals, Conflict, and the Boreal, an international tour to raise awareness about the way unchecked claim staking and unprecedented mining activity threaten the future of majestic northern BC.

Mike's talk will feature a multi-media presentation featuring photos and video from his summer expedition through northwestern BC and southeast Alaska highlighting the connections to the Canadian Boreal Forest. This event is being hosted by West Coast Environmental Law.

WHEN: Monday, April 15, 2013 7:00-9:00 pm PST
WHERE: Delta Vancouver Suites, Innes Thompson Room (2nd Floor)
550 West Hastings
Vancouver, BC V6B 1L6
Register at http://www.highstakesbc.eventbrite.com/

For more information, including a backgrounder on BC's current mining laws, visit www.highstakesbc.com.

Contact Information

  • International Boreal Conservation Campaign
    Kate Carman
    Media Contact
    206-905-4803
    katec@intlboreal.org

    West Coast Environmental Law
    604.684.7378
    Toll Free: 1.800.330.WCEL (in BC)
    604.684.1312 (FAX)
    admin@wcel.org