Author Reading: Frances Backhouse, Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver

May 7, 2017 - 01:00pm to 03:00pm

Oregon’s state animal, the beaver, is an extraordinary ecosystem engineer and indispensable keystone species. From its buckteeth to its flat tail, this fascinating mammal is marvellously adapted for its unique lifestyle. Join Frances Backhouse, author of Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver, to learn how beavers shape landscapes, create vital habitat for other wildlife, and serve as water stewards.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.

Cost is free, no zoo admission required. Enter at the Zoo Education Center doors, downhill from the parking lot. Registration is not required but you can RSVP here.