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East Bend: Know Ancient - Exploring Oregon's Ancient Forests

smiling woman in front of green leaves Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/8/2022
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Description:
 Learn about what makes these forests so special, where to find them, why so few remain.

This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events.

Oregonís ancient forests are vital to our state's future - for clean water, climate change, wildlife, recreation, environmental justice, and so much more. Learn about what makes these forests so special, where to find them, why so few remain, and what threats they continue to face. Chandra will highlight a variety of the hiking experiences found in the book, covering natural and human history, so you come away with a better understanding of these complex ecosystems and their extraordinary value.

Born and raised in Michigan, Chandra LeGue has called Oregon home since 1999. A self-described "nature nerd," she has degrees in biology and environmental studies, and has worked for Oregon Wild since 2003, promoting policies that protect and restore Oregonís forests and engaging the public in the organizationís work. She is the author of Oregon's Ancient Forests: A hiking guide published by Mountaineers Books in 2019.

Books will be available for sale.

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Library: East Bend Public Library    Google Map to East Bend
Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Liz Goodrich
Contact Number: 541-312-1032
Presenter: Chandra LeGue
Link: Oregon's Ancient Forests at DPL