Thursday Lecture: Nature Matters

A Look into Wildlife Rehabilitation

Guest Speaker: Josh Saranpaa (Executive Director) & Pauline Baker (Rehabilitation Coordinator) of Wildlife Center of North Coast

Synopsis: The Wildlife Center of the North Coast is a nonprofit wildlife hospital and environmental education center that has been rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing native wildlife on the North Oregon coast for the past 21 years. Executive Director Josh Saranpaa and Rehabilitation Coordinator Pauline Baker give the audience an inside look at wildlife rehabilitation, its importance, and the impact people have on wildlife. In addition, the audience will learn more about their local wildlife rehabilitation facility and the care and education services it provides the community. The presentation will share how the community can get involved.

Doors to the Lovell Showroom open at 6pm. Arrive early as seating is limited. Food and beverages are available through the Taproom, all ages are welcome, and never a cover. Nature Matters is hosted by Lewis and Clark National Historical Park in partnership with the North Coast Watershed Association.

WHERE: Lovell Showroom, Corner of 14th & Duane Astoria, Oregon 97103 Map