On the Waterfront Series Announcement with CAG-PHP Co-Presentation on March 21

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Thanks to Dave Harvey of CAG for providing information for this event.

Join the Oregon Historical Society and the CAG for an On the Waterfront Series presentation on March 21, 2012


River City Confidential:

The Willamette River’s Pollution Story Revealed

March 21, 2012 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Widmer GasthausGreat Room

947 N Russell St., Portland

James Hillegas shares insights from his upcoming book on the original Willamette River pollution cleanup, from the 1920s to the 1970s. Co-hosted by the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group and Oregon Historical Society.


Other upcoming On The Waterfront Series Presentations include:


Navigating the Hazards: Fish, the Willamette and You

February 15, 2012 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Madison’s GrillEast Wing Banquet Room

1109 SE Madison St., Portland

Wondering if it’s safe to swim in the river? To eat the fish? Dr. Dave Stone and Sandra Uesugi from OSU discuss risks and benefits to help you navigate through the health issues posed by the Lower Willamette River. Moderated by Gail Shibley, Oregon Health Authority.


If the Willamette River could talk, what would it say?

April 11, 2012 7:00 – 8:30 pm

McMenamin’s KennedySchool Gym

5736 NE 33rd Ave., Portland

Join Oregon experts as they lead you on a journey through the Willamette River, sharing stories of its ecological past and visions for its future. Introductory remarks by Congressman Blumenauer. Co-hosted by The Freshwater Trust.