Mark your calendars for the January 11th meeting of City Club of Florence when the keynote speaker will be Dina Pavlis who will share about the history, geology, topography, wildlife of the Oregon dunes as well as current threats facing the dunal ecosystem.
For more than twenty years, Pavlis has served as a U.S. Forest Service volunteer interpretive ranger of the Oregon dunes on Oregon’s central coast. She has been featured on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Think Out Loud” and NPR’s “Oregon Grapevine. She is a featured presenter for Road Scholar (RoadScholar.org) and member of the Oregon Dunes Restoration Collaborative (SaveOregonDunes.org). Pavlis also produces and hosts a syndicated radio show, “Beyond Your Front Door Northwest,” (BeyondYourFrontDoorNorthwest.com) and is author of the book “Secrets of the Oregon Dunes.” She is an avid hiker, outdoor enthusiast, and nature photographer. Pavlis has given numerous talks about and guided hikes on the Oregon dunes.
The event is free and open to the public. People are encouraged to bring their questions and interests to this City Club of Florence presentation on January 11, 2023, in the Bromley Room of the Siuslaw Public Library. The Library is located at 1460 Ninth Street in Florence, Oregon. City Club meetings begin promptly at 1:30 p.m.