As a special presentations in honor of Oregon Shores 50th anniversary year, Oregon Shores hosts a panel discussion the “Impact of Forestry Practices on Coastal Communities and Environments.” The event, free and open to all, takes place on Thursday, April 29, at 6 p.m.
The panel will be moderated by Ernie Niemi, President of Natural Resource Economics, a consultancy in Eugene. He also is Co-Director of the Forest Carbon Coalition, a national organization that promotes climate-smart management of U.S. forests. For more than 40 years, he has investigated and described the relationship between the natural environment and local economies, in Oregon and elsewhere.
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Moderator: Dan Stark, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Practice in Oregon State University’s College of Forestry and an OSU Extension agent on the north coast.
John Talberth, Ph.D., President and Senior Economist for the Center for Sustainable Economy and Co-Director for the Forest Carbon Coalition
Shreejita Basu, Ph.D., Water Scientist at Sustainable Northwest
Michael Paul Nelson, Ph.D., Ruth H. Spaniol Chair of Renewable Resources and Professor of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy at Oregon State University