The Shaping of a Watershed: 120 years of Settlement & Commerce on the Marys River, 1850-1970

Marys River Watershed Council’s Spring Forum will feature an exhibit of historical photos and a panel addressing how settlement and commerce shaped Marys River Watershed.  Panelists Phil Sollins and Patricia Benner will weave a story about early Marys River industry and agriculture, Marys River as a port community, and how humans shaped the ecological course of our watershed.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in the Corvallis Public Library Large Meeting Room

Doors open for viewing at 6:30 pm, program from 7 to 8:30 pm

 

Logs in flood, 1943.  Courtesy of Benton County Historical Society.
Logs in flood, 1943. Courtesy of Benton County Historical Society.