THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Who: Friends of Haystack Rock & the Cannon Beach Library
What: World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series 2019-2020: Current Trends of Marine Mammals Along the Oregon Coast
When: Wednesday March 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Free to the Public (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: Keith Chandler has been at the Seaside Aquarium for over 40 years. His discussion will
concentrate on changes that are occurring in our marine environment as they are reflected in the marine mammals of the Northwest. He will overview the marine mammals commonly seen close to our coastline and recent changes in the presence of various species.
In 1992 the Seaside Aquarium partnered with Portland State University and is now co-coordinators of the Southern Washington Northern Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network. The aquarium responds to both dead a live marine mammal on the beaches from Oysterville, Washington down to Tillamook Bay, Oregon.
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.