Siuslaw ChapterServing the Florence community and protecting our oceans, waves and beaches More Details
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians – Office
Dan Elbert’s Bio:
- Worked for USFWS as a Fish and Wildlife Biologist in the Ecological Services Program since 2010. Began at the East Lansing Field Office, in Michigan working on the federally endangered Kirtland’s warbler recovery program. Has been at the Newport Field Office for the past 3 years coordinating snowy plover recovery efforts for Oregon and Washington.
- Prior to the working for USFWS, Dan served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco.
- M.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, research focused on grassland bird behavior and habitat selection.
- BA in Biology from Colgate University.
Hope to see you there!
Come for a fun, free and informal gathering to socialize, tell stories about your volunteer efforts, meet new and old volunteers, and enjoy some fresh local fish, finger food and beverages! This appreciation event is a celebration of the accomplishments of volunteer citizen science projects, docents and interpretive staff within Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve area. September 4th, 4:30-7:30pm, Yachats Commons Pavilion –
Come join us this Saturday for our Siuslaw Chapter Fall River and Estuary Cleanup! Come get a little dirty and help us care for our beautiful river. You can pickup cleanup supplies at Bridgeport Market in Florence, The Caffination Station in Mapleton and at the Deadwood Market. There is a potluck afterwards so bring a little something to throw on the BBQ. El Flowious will be cranking out the tunes, so don’t forget to pack your dancing shoes too! Come on out and show us some love!
Come learn about the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve this weekend and some of the activities you can get involved with at this special place! From Library presentations to field activities and hands-on citizen science, there’s a little something for everyone.