After the Smoke Clears: Portland Forum

After the Smoke Clears: Portland Forum
View of Mt. Hood with fire-burned areas in the foreground. (photographer: Trip Jennings)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97214

Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Revolution Hall in Portland for the first in a series of educational public forums on the Eagle Creek fire and how communities can support the recovery of the Columbia River Gorge.

Doors open at 6 p.m. |  Event starts promptly at 7 p.m.

The After the Smoke Clears series will feature a combination of multimedia presentations on what happened in the fire and examinations of key challenges moving forward, featuring insights from a collection of noted fire ecologists, forestry researchers, and leaders from local business, conservation and recreation organizations.  

On November 15, hear from:
  • Event facilitator: Brenna Bell, NEPA Coordinator & Staff Attorney at BARK
  • Michael Lang, Conservation Director at Friends of the Columbia Gorge 
  • Ralph Bloemers, Co-Executive Director & Staff Attorney at Crag Law Center
  • Dominick DellaSala, President and Chief Scientist at Geos Institute
  • Sean Stevens, Oregon Wild Executive Director
Learn more about the impact of the fire on the Gorge and what you can do to help the forests naturally recover and protect cherished public lands into the future.

Full series details:

This series is co-sponsored by Friends of the Columbia Gorge, Oregon Wild, Crag Law Center, Sierra Club, Bark, the Audubon Society of Portland, Trailkeepers of Oregon and Mazamas. Special event co-sponsor: KBOO-FM.

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