Who: Friends of Haystack Rock & the Cannon Beach Library
What: World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series 2019-2020
When: Wednesday December 11, 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: “Life on the Rocks: Oregon’s Rocky Shore Habitats”
Come learn about the importance of rocky shore ecosystems, unique habitat adaptations of the fascinating organisms that live there, and historical protections for these areas. Hear about Oregon’s current process to update the state’s special rocky habitat designations, during which the public will have the opportunity to make proposals and recommendations for special management areas like the marine garden at Haystack Rock.
Presented by Charlie Plybon, Oregon Policy Manager for Surfrider Foundation and Chair of the working group responsible for drafting the update. He will be joined by Department of Land Conservation and Development staff.
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.