After the Smoke Clears: Hood River Forum

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

Thursday, November 30, 2017

6:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Bowe Theater at Hood River Valley High School
1220 Indian Creek Rd
Hood River, OR 97031

Join us on Thursday, November 30 to learn how you can support the recovery of the Columbia River Gorge.

Doors open at 5:45 p.m. |  Event starts promptly at 6:30 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 30, hear from:
  • Event facilitator: Heather Staten, Hood River Valley Residents Committee Executive Director
  • Jerry Franklin, Professor of Environmental and Forest Sciences at University of Washington, College of the Environment
  • Jürgen Hess, former Acting Area Manager of USFS Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
  • Caroline Park, co-owner at Thunder Island Brewing Co. in Cascade Locks
  • Michael Lang, Friends of the Columbia Gorge Conservation 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-sponsors: Columbia Riverkeepers and Hood River Valley Residents Committee.

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