Tufted puffin

Who: Friends of Haystack Rock & the Cannon Beach Library

What: World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series 2019-2020

When: Wednesday November 13th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  (These are recurring lectures with different speakers and topics. They are held on the second Wednesday of every month from November to May).

Where: Cannon Beach Library, 131 N. Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, Oregon

Why: Dr. Scott Pearson Presents, Conservation status, population trends, and natural history of the Tufted Puffin

Bio: Dr. Scott Pearson is a senior research scientist at Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife where he supervises the west-side research team.  Scott’s research is focused primarily on assessing wildlife population status and trends, diet, habitat use and quality, evaluating the effectiveness of conservation efforts, and identifying mechanisms responsible for population declines.  He is currently studying several seabird and shorebird species, including the tufted puffin, marbled murrelet, rhinoceros auklet, and snowy plover.

Friends of Haystack Rock is a nonprofit organization focused on keeping Haystack Rock healthy and thriving. Our mission is to promote the preservation and protection of the intertidal life and birds that inhabit the Marine Garden and Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge at Haystack Rock. We do this in cooperation with Haystack Rock Awareness Program (HRAP) and other partnerships.

Upcoming Talks:

December 11th Friends of Cape Falcon Charlie Plybon, Title: Life on the Rocks Habitats: Oregon's Rocky Shore


January 8th Patrick Cocoran, Title: Envisioning the Coast of the Future

February 12 Colleen Weiler, Title: Orcas of the Oregon Coast

March 11th Dr. Debbie Duffield Title: Current Trends of Marine Mammals Along the Oregon Coast

April 8th Janet Essley, Title: Tidal Flats, Victorian Prudes, and Going to the Moon: what we can learn from Sandpipers

May 13th Katie Volke North Coast Land Conservancy, Title: A Rainforest Reserve


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