2015 SEHN Highlights in Pictures
Kaitlin Butler speaks as coalition of groups against the development of tar sands meets with the press in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (Ravell Call, Deseret News)
Future First Women of the Women’s Congress for Future Generations joins groups from all over the Midwest gathering in St. Paul, MN on June 6, 2015 to protest Tar Sands. Over 5,000 people marched against tar sands development, the largest anti-tar sands rally ever in the region. (Ann Manning, SEHN)
Kaitlin Butler joins other activists on behalf of SEHN in the Tar Sands Resistance March, June 6, 2015 in St. Paul, MN. Over 5,000 people marched against tar sands development, the largest anti-tar sands rally ever in the region. (Ann Manning, SEHN)
Member of Elders Rising, a local Utah group, facilitated by Kaitlin Butler, working together on climate justice to assure a livable world for the future generations of all species. This grassroots group of grandmas and grandpas scared the BLM into postponing the November 2015 Utah auction. They are making plans for the upcoming Utah BLM oil & gas lease sale Feb 16, 2016. Their efforts are in collaboration with the national Keep It In The Ground Campaign. (Brian James Roller, Freelance, http://briodiversity.zenfolio.com/)
Women at the September 19 Companion for Political Change: Realigning the Law with Justice workshop. The photo was taken as part of a Global Women’s Climate Day of Action on Sep 29, 2015, in solidarity with Women’s Environmental and Climate Action Network. (http://wecaninternational.org/pages/global-womens-climate-justice-mobilization)
Sherri Seidmon showcasing SEHN’s written work at the Oct 21, 2015 conversation with Ted Schettler and Carolyn Raffensperger in Minneapolis, MN. (Rebecca Gasior Altman, Board Member)
Ted Schettler and Carolyn Raffensperger speaking to a packed room about “Breast Cancer: A Detective Story”, Oct 21, 2015, in Minneapolis, MN.
Carolyn Raffensperger speaks at IDNR public comments meeting in Des Moines, Dec 2015. The state agency will release a decision this year on Dakota Access, LLC’s permit to construct a crude oil pipeline underneath three Iowa rivers and through a public wildlife area.
(Mike Mendenhall/Daily News) Source: http://bit.ly/20pqrgF
Kaitlin Butler’s visit to PR Springs, Utah tar sands mine test site. U.S. Oil Sands, a Canadian company, has begun construction on the first tar sands mine in the U.S. (Brian James Roller, briodiversity.zenfolio.com)
Kaitlin Butler’s visit to PR Springs, Utah — untouched land adjacent to tar sands test mine site. (Brian James Roller, briodiversity.zenfolio.com)