11 a.m.: Maria Mudd Ruth describes her book, Rare Bird: Pursuing the Mystery of the Marbled Murrelet and her journey to learn about the secret life of this endangered seabird that nests in the Siuslaw National Forest and other old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest.
1:30 p.m.: Chandra LeGue, of Oregon Wild, will give a presentation on the importance of Wilderness, the history of Wilderness protections in the Siuslaw National Forest and beyond.
100 matsutake mushroom permits will be available for sale on a first come first serve basis beginning Tuesday August 5 at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area (ODNRA) office located at 855 Hwy 101, Reedsport, Oregon.
Permits will be sold only out of the ODNRA office on August 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
After August 6 any remaining permits will be sold out of the Waldport office and the Supervisors office in Corvallis as well as the Reedsport office.