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  • Stop privitization of the Elliot State Forest!! Comments must be submitted by Feb. 14!. Click HERE to ACT!

  • Winter Wildlife Field Day Saturday, March 18 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For information click HERE for information.

  • Homer Campbell Award nominations open until February 28! Click HERE for information

2017 Speaker Schedule

  • Thursday, Feb. 16
    Damien Miller

    Damien Miller is Project Leader for the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex which includes responsibility for managing Ankeny, Baskett Slough, and William L. Finley NWR, as well as the Partners for Fish and Wildlife program in the Willamette Valley that works with private landowners to conserve and restore habitat.

    He will provide a general overview of the Refuge Complex and Partners programís habitat conservation efforts around the Valley and more detail about conservation and listed species recovery efforts on Corvallisís ďhomeĒ refuge, the William L. Finley NWR. In his talk he will touch on conservation efforts of Oak and Prairie Habitat, Streaked Horned Lark, Fenderís Blue Butterfly, Oregon Chub, and the main purpose of the Refuge, which is to provide winter habitat and sanctuary for geese.

    Damien received his Bachelorís Degree in Wildlife Management from the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point and his Masterís Degree in Wildlife Science from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. His experience includes serving as a wildlife biologist in Kansas, a bear biologist in Wyoming and then as Regional Director for the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in CA and WY. He worked as a Project Manager in a California-based consulting business before joining the USFWS in 2002 as the Kansas State Coordinator for the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program. His USFWS career has taken him to Boise and Pocatello, Idaho with the Ecological Services Division and then to Lakeview, Oregon as the Deputy Project Leader of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex prior to his current position here.

  • Monthly Meeting Info:
    Join us the third Thursday of every month, September through May, at the Chintimini Senior Center, located at 27th and Tyler. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for refreshments and visiting. Setup volunteers would be appreciated at 6:15! Social gathering begins at 6:30. Chapter Meeting commences at 7:00 p.m. followed by the guest lecture at 7:30 p.m. Questions about the series can be directed to Bill Proebsting 541-752-0108 541-754-1172

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