Contact: Tiffany Boothe
For Immediate Release:
What: World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series 2020-2021
When: Wednesday November 11th, 2020 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).
Why: Jenet Essley, “Tidal Flats, Victorian Prudes, and Going to the Moon: what we can learn from Sandpipers”
Janet Essley, M.A.. is a painter, muralist, and teaching artist with over 20 years’ experience creating collaborative murals with youth and adults. She has led collaborative murals for schools, colleges, community service groups, churches, at-risk youth programs, and environmental education projects. She believes that collaborative murals are a fundamental integration of art and communication with the practice of democracy. Her personal work is often focused on environmental issues. The Cultural Cartography of Red Knots is her most recent project.
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.