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Climate change, disturbance, and forest change in the Oregon Coast Range
November 20 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series
Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, November – December. All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season.
November 20 at 10:00am
Presenting Matthew Reilly, Forest Ecologist for USDA Forest Service
The presentation will cover the historical, contemporary, and potential future of forests in the Oregon Coast range.
About the Presenter
Matthew Reilly is a forest ecologist studying how forests respond to disturbance and climate change. Much of his current work focuses on the historical and contemporary role of fire on landscape in western Oregon and Washington. He currently works for the USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station and Western Wildlands Environmental Threat Assessment Center in Corvallis, Oregon. He holds a Ph.D. in Forest Science from Oregon State University (2015).