Oregon Wild: Devil's Staircase from Source to Confluence

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By Ryan Nagel

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

December 9, 2010 at 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM

Location: Lucky Lab Brew Pub (SE), 915 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland

Phone: 503.283.6343

Email: info@oregonwild.org

Link: http://tinyurl.com/owwed-Giraudier

Event Description

Maybe you've heard stories of hikers seeking out the mythical Devil's Staircase Waterfall lost beneath towering old-growth and wondered what the fuss is all about. Join Oregon Wild, and photographer/adventurer Tim Giraudier to learn more about the charismatic coast range wilderness and the 20 year effort to protect it.

What: Oregon Wild Wednesday (special Thursday edition) - A free quarterly event open to all ages. RSVP is not required, but we encourage you to arrive early.

Who: Tim Giraudier, Eugene-based photographer - and - Chandra LeGue Old Growth Campaign Coordinator, Oregon Wild

WIN!!!: Every person who attends this free event will be entered into our free raffle for great prizes like Patagonia gear!

Learn more about:
The event: http://tinyurl.com/owwed-Giraudier
Oregon Wild: http://www.oregonwild.org
Tim Giraudier: http://www.headwatersphoto.com/

The stunning multimedia presentation chronicles a journey into the Oregon Coast Range's most rugged wild area. You'll see images few people will ever experience in person. From Wassen Lake downstream through the heart of the wilderness and to the confluence of the Smith River, Giraudier will take you along with him on his now legendary excursion into the heart of the Devil's Staircase Wilderness.

Oregon Wild's Old-growth Coordinator, Chandra LeGue will also detail current efforts to protect the areas stunning old-growth trees, pristine water, and wildlife habitat. After 2-decades of work, will Congress be able to push through legislation before the end of the year, or will this spectacular place have to wait even longer for the protection it deserves? LeGue will have the answers.

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