Yachats, OR – As part of the celebration of National Public Lands Day, visitors are invited to a presentation at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center to learn about first chief of the US Forest Service, Gifford Pinchot, and the 226 men and women who initially served the agency around the country.
Author Bibi Gaston will be sharing what she learned in researching her new book, “Gifford Pinchot and the First Foresters,” which includes anecdotes and writings from the original rangers and foresters on their work, their lives, the young Forest Service, and the early conservation movement.
The talk will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 24 at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. National Public Lands Day is a fee-free day for all federal public lands.
For more information, contact the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center at 541-547-3289.