Join the Tillamook Bay Watershed Council Tuesday night, January 26th, for a very special event featuring salmon biologist, fisherman and philosopher Jay Nicholas. Named Oregon’s “Salmon Czar” by Governor Kitzhaber in 1996, Jay was the principal author of the Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds–the guiding document for watershed councils state-wide. He is also the author of the scientific monograph Chinook Salmon Populations in Oregon Coastal River Basins, and of Oregon’s recently adopted Coastal Multi-Species Conservation and Management Plan. But Jay’s interest in salmon has always gone much deeper than mere profession. He has been a fanatical angler and fly tyer his entire life, and he has written extensively about his philosophies concerning salmon fishing and conservation. We are excited to host him here in Tillamook, where he spends a great many of his fishing days each year.
This event is the kick-off for the TBWC’s 2016 Speaker Series, and it heralds an amazing year to come. Attendance is FREE and open to the public. I will be providing smoked steelhead and other snacks, and there will be coffee, tea and soft drinks as usual. Jay’s talk will go from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, and will be followed by the Council’s regular monthly business meeting. Guests are encouraged to stick around for the meeting and learn about the many habitat restoration projects happening in our great watershed.
What: TBWC Speaker Series Kick-Off with Jay Nicholas
When: Tuesday, January 26th from 6:30 to 8:30pm
Where: Tillamook Public Library, 1716 3rd Street in downtown Tillamook
Why: Because we love our watershed!