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Published on October 26, 2017 7:17PM

Last changed on November 7, 2017 6:28AM

A sea lion, one of the many wonders of the Oregon Coast and among the topics of “Marine Mammals” by Dr. Debbie Duffield.

Courtesy Seaside Aquarium

A sea lion, one of the many wonders of the Oregon Coast and among the topics of “Marine Mammals” by Dr. Debbie Duffield.


“The World of Haystack Rock” library lecture series is free to the public and held second Wednesday of each month, November to April from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St., Cannon Beach. Scheduled lectures include:

Wednesday, Nov. 8, “Marine Mammals, They Don’t Eat Grapes” Dr. Debbie Duffield, professor at Portland State University and coordinator for the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

Wednesday, Dec. 13, “The Puffin Study” Shawn Stephenson, features wildlife biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Wednesday, Jan. 10, “The Marine Reserves Research Project” presents Wolfe Wagman, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Wednesday, Feb. 14, “Through the Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Whale Ecology to Inform Conservation,” features Leigh Torres, assistant professor at Oregon State University.

Wednesday, Mar. 14, “Axial Seamount: The Most Active Volcano in the Pacific Northwest,” will be presented by Dr. Bill Chadwick, research professor at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Wednesday, Apr. 11, “Life in the Coastal Edge” features Katie Voelke, director of the North Coast Land Conservancy.

The Haystack Rock Awareness Program is a stewardship and environmental education program whose mission is to protect through education the intertidal and bird ecology of the marine garden and Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge at Haystack Rock.

For more information contact Tiffany Boothe at seasideaquarium@gmail.com or at 503-738-6211.



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