Lisa Arkin

Lisa Arkin, Executive Director of the Eugene-based nonprofit Beyond Toxics, will discuss the Oregon Department of Forestry’s use of herbicides near the Tillamook State Forest at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at the North County Recreational District, 36155 9th St., in Nehalem.

NEHALEM – The nonprofit Beyond Toxics will present information on the Oregon Department of Forestry’s state forest management, highlighting pervasive use of aerial herbicide sprays at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at North County Recreation District.

The event is free and doors open at 5:30 p.m for a meet and greet with refreshments and music from Brandon Tigner.

Lisa Arkin, Executive Director of the Eugene-base non-profit, will discuss the forestry department’s use of herbicides in local ecosystems including the Tillamook State Forest.

Arkin’s presentation is a part of the “Speaking Truth to Power” series, presented by the North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection.

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