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OR7-The Journey Film Screening (Portland)

Feb 04, 2015
7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Clinton Street Theater, 2522 Southeast Clinton Street, Portland

After several sellout shows, the OR-7 documentary will be back in Portland on Wednesday, February 4th. The screening will be hosted by Oregon Wild and will include a Q&A with filmmaker Clemens Schenk and Oregon Wild's Northeast Oregon Field Coordinator Rob Klavins.

Oregon's last wolf bounty was paid in 1947. In 1973, gray wolves were granted protections under the federal Endangered Species Act, setting the species on a slow path of recovery.

Oregon is again home to a fragile recovering population of 64 known wolves. All but one are confined to the Northeast corner of the state. That one wolf set off and made history becoming the first wolf west of the Cascades since 1947, and the first in California in nearly a century. In the process, he inspired people around the world and has become an ambassador for native wildlife. That wolf is OR-7. Journey.

The documentary, OR7-The Journey, tells the story not just of Journey, but also of his species. It is a story of survival and inspiration.

Even as most Americans have come to appreciate native wildlife and wild places, 21st century science and values are coming head to head with old prejudices that put the future of wolves - and OR-7 - in jeopardy.

Come. Celebrate wolf recovery, wildlife, Oregon's conservation values, and OR-7's epic journey!

Tickets can be purchased online ( http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1175211) or by calling 1-800-838-3006. Based on high demand, we suggest you get your tickets now!

homepage: homepage: http://www.oregonwild.org/events/or7-journey-film-screening-portland