AAUW to Host Conservation Northwest Program Manager’s Presentation on Chehalis River Non-Dam Alternatives 


Brian Stewart, Cascades to Olympics program manager for Conservation Northwest, will give a presentation on Thursday, April 6, starting at 7 p.m. in The Gathering Place at Stillwaters Estates, according to a Lewis County American Association of University Women (AAUW) news release. 

The Gathering Place at Stillwaters Estates is located at 1165 Stillwaters Ave. in Centralia. 

As Stewart is also a Local Actions Non-Dam (LAND) Alternatives Steering Group committee member, he will take a deep dive to discuss some of the LAND proposals.  

Aside from being a part of the LAND Alternatives Steering Group, Stewart is also a facilitator for the Chehalis River Alliance, a Newaukum subcommittee member, and a member of both the Southwest Washington Habitat Connectivity Working Group and the Washington Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Working Group.  

Additionally, Stewart will  talk about the history and current state of the Chehalis Basin Strategy, focusing on ecology, habitat connectivity, adaptation, equity and environmental science. 

Those planning to attend are  invited to show up early at 6:30 p.m. for a pre-presentation socializing time. 

For more information about the presentation, email Stewart at bstewart@conservationnw.org. 

This presentation is part of AAUW’s April program. For more information about the AAUW, visit https://lewiscounty-wa.aauw.net/.