Friends of Haystack Rock present “Conversation IS Climate Action!” featuring Katie Voelke, executive director of the North Coast Land Conservancy, A presentation and conversation about how to combat climate change in Oregon. The presentation, in conjunction with the Haystack Rock Awareness Program, takes place April 14 at 7 p.m. via Facebook Live @Friends of Haystack.
Voelke was raised in a home under oak trees where she spent many hours collecting bugs, making mud pies with her sister, and camping and hiking with her parents in the summers. Voelke started as NCLC’s first Stewardship Director working under founding executive director Neal Maine. After three years of learning the ropes alongside Neal, she took the helm in 2008.
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 and other partnerships.