Provided by MidCoast Watersheds Council
Coastal Cutthroat Trout – Population Dynamics and Logging Effects
The MidCoast Watersheds Council will meet Thursday January 5th in Newport to discuss the growth, distribution, survival, and movement of coastal cutthroat at both the stream segment and watershed scales. The effects of logging on these parameters is being studied and results to date will be described.
Presenter Doug Bateman, Senior Faculty Research Assistant in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University has worked at OSU and with federal agency collaborators since 1989 on various projects in small forest streams in western Oregon. Since 1998 he has collaborated with the U.S. Geologic Survey Forest and Rangeland Science Center located in Corvallis.
The meeting of the MidCoast Watersheds Council will be held at the Central Lincoln PUD building, across from the Safeway complex, will feature a presentation on the cutthroat trout of Oregon’s coastal headwater streams.
The MidCoast Watersheds Council is a Newport-based nonprofit organization dedicated to restoration and protection of watersheds in the central coast area, in the context of healthy local communities. The Council provides a forum to the community for discussion of issues related to economic and environmental health. The Council works on conservation and restoration projects on the central Oregon coast and helps sponsor outdoor schools for Lincoln County students and employ older youth on natural resource crews that help land managers and scientists, while teaching science and work skills..
The Council meets the first Thursday of each month, at 6:30 PM, at the Central Lincoln PUD in Newport. The PUD is located at 2129 North Coast Highway in Newport, across the highway from Safeway.
The Presentation will be followed by a business meeting. Light snacks will be served.