Learn about the ancient forests of Oregon, from coastal forests to giant Douglas-fir groves, massive ponderosa pines and lush mixed conifer forests with even more life below the treetops, with a talk by Chandra LeGue, Western Oregon Field Coordinator for Oregon Wild and author of recently published guide "Oregon's Ancient Forests." Hear about hikes featured in her book, which covers natural history, human history, flora and fauna, and how ancient forests are vital to the state's future. Gain a better understanding of these complex ecosystems and their extraordinary value.
This event is part of the monthly Science Pub series hosted by the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council, which meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Axe & Fiddle. The event begins with informal socializing, trivia and updates about the watershed before the features presentation begins at 6 p.m.