Speakers and Panelists

Session A Room 206

Time Organization Speaker Potential titles
12:30 Brookings Oregon Monarch Advocates Dennis Triglia


Monarch Butterflies and Climate Change
1:00 Kalmiopsis Audubon Society Ann Vileisis The Great Backyard Bird Count  – Results 2020
1:30 Marine birds expert Craig Strong Population trends in marine bird populations in southwestern Oregon
2:00 Oregon South Coast Fishermen’s Association Rich Heap Citizen science: The Power of Participation.
2:30 Wild Rivers Land Trust Max Beeken What Your Local Land Trust is Doing About Climate Change
3:00 Curry County Watershed Councils Erin Minster Noxious Weeds in Curry County
3:30 Department of Parks & Recreation Dani Padilla Beach Trash, What’s There & How Can We Curb It?


Session B Room 118

Time Organization Speaker Potential titles
12:30 Kalmiopsis Audubon Society Tim Palmer The History of Earth Day – 50 years of environmental protection?
1:00 Curry Transfer & Recycling Candie Wilk The Challenge of Recycling in 2020
1:30 Coos Curry Electric Coop Jacob Knudsen


The Niche for Renewable Energy
2:00 Wild Rivers Permaculture Guild Mark Gautreaux The promise and principles of permaculture
2:30 Curry County Master Gardener Association Scott Thiemann Growing a Garden in the Banana Belt
3:00 Mushroom Festival Kathleen Dickson Mushrooms for Business and Pleasure
3:30 Wild Rivers Permaculture Guild Ken Dobberpuhls Small scale permaculture/Urban Permaculture/Grow Food Not Lawns


Panelist Organization Area of focus
Shannon Souza OCEAN-POET Energy and water supply
Sue Gold Curry County Commissioner Education for tomorrow
Tom Calvanese OSU Pt. Orford Ocean management
Max Beeken Wild Rivers Land Trust Forest management
Lee Tuley C-SOCAN Moderator

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