‘Field Guide to Oregon Rivers’ author to speak

Author Tim Palmer presents an introduction to Oregon's rivers.

The Friends of the Seaside Library host Tim Palmer, author of “Field Guide to Oregon Rivers,” Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. The event will take place in the community room. Copies of the book will be available for sale and author signing.

Preeminent river conservationist, photographer, and author Palmer’s “Field Guide to Oregon Rivers” is a reference that profiles 120 waterways throughout the state. Palmer is the author of 26 books on rivers, conservation, and the environment. He has served on the board of the national river advocacy group, American Rivers, as well as the River Network. “A Field Guide to Oregon Rivers” won the National Outdoor Book Award and was also an Oregon Book Award finalist. Palmer and his wife Ann Vileisis lived for 11 years in their van and now live some of the time on the Northwest coast.

The Seaside Public Library is located at 1131 Broadway. For more information call (503)738-6742 or visit www.seasidelibrary.org.

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