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Speaker Series June 12 - Claudine Reynolds: Port Blakely Tree Farms on Forestry and Conservation in the PNW

Olympia Senior Center
Olympia Senior Center
Olympia Senior Center
Olympia Senior Center
10:00 am
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Olympia Senior Center
June 12, 2024


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In this presentation, Claudine will talk about the conservation benefits of working forests in the Pacific Northwest. Forestry is a vibrant industry, providing many benefits to the local community and our environment. Participants will learn how forests are managed to provide sustainable, naturally sourced building products, and how they function to keep our air clean, protect our water, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife.

Claudine Reynolds is the Director of Wildlife and Environmental Policy at Port

Blakely, a family-owned forestland company. She oversees all aspects of wildlife and fisheries resources on the company’s forestlands, providing guidance on resource protection, research, and restoration efforts. She also leads the company’s environmental education and policy programs. Claudine has a Master of Environmental Studies degree from the Evergreen State College and has 20-years’ experience working as a wildlife biologist in managed forestlands, including in the federal, state, and private sectors. She has lived in the PNW her whole life and loves to work and play in the mountains, forests, and rivers that make this region so magnificent.

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