For Immediate Release:
Who: Friends of Haystack Rock & the Cannon Beach Library
What: World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series 2019-2020
When: Wednesday November 13th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. (These are recurring lectures with different speakers and topics. They are held on the second Wednesday of every month from November to May).
Where: Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, Oregon
Why: Dr. Scott Pearson Presents, Conservation status, population trends, and natural history of the Tufted Puffin
Bio: Dr. Scott Pearson is a senior research scientist at Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife where he supervises the west-side research team. Scott’s research is focused primarily on assessing wildlife population status and trends, diet, habitat use and quality, evaluating the effectiveness of conservation efforts, and identifying mechanisms responsible for population declines. He is currently studying several seabird and shorebird species, including the tufted puffin, marbled murrelet, rhinoceros auklet, and snowy plover.
Friends of Haystack Rock is a nonprofit organization focused on keeping Haystack Rock healthy and thriving. Our mission is to promote the preservation and protection of the intertidal life and birds that inhabit the Marine Garden and Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge at Haystack Rock. We do this in cooperation with Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) and other partnerships.