Speaker: Laura Brophy, Director of the Estuary Technical Group at the Institute for Applied Ecology
Topic: Little-known forests of the tidelands: Oregon's magnificent tidal swamps, past and present
Did you know that in pioneer times, over half of Oregon's tidal wetlands were forested "tidal swamps," and over 95% of those swamps are now gone? This and many other surprising facts are revealed in this talk about recently completed research on the history of Oregon's estuarine wetlands.
Tuesday, February 18 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Rogue Brewery: South Beach, Board Room 2320 SE Marine Science Dr. Newport, OR 97365