Jakob Shockey has been working professionally in
Oregon’s streams, rivers, and wetlands for over 8 years. He is
the co-founder and Executive Director of The Beaver Coalition, an organization working to empower humans to partner
with beaver through education, science, advocacy, and process based restoration. He owns Beaver State Wildlife Solutions, a
company that specializes in addressing frustrating conflicts with
wildlife in a new way. Join this talk to learn about the benefits of
collaborating with beavers in ecological restoration.
The 7 p.m. presentation takes place March 11th via Fort George Brewery Facebook LIVE. Jakob Shockey grew up in Oregon on a farm in the Siskiyou Mountains. He lives with his wife and their three children on the same creek he grew up swimming in. He has published research on the endangered Pygmy Three-toed Sloth of Panama and has worked for Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Applegate Partnership.
Jakob is a writer, hunter, paragliding pilot, & fiddler.
Nature Matters, a lively conversation about the
intersection of nature and culture, takes place on the second
Thursday of each month from October through May. Nature
Matters is hosted by Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
in partnership with the North Coast Watershed Association, the
Lewis & Clark National Park Association, and the Fort George
Brewery + Public House.
For more information, call the park at (503) 861-2471,
check out www.nps.gov/lewi or Lewis and Clark National Historical
Park on Facebook.