Coastal Interpretive Center launches lecture series

The Coastal Interpretive Center has announced the lecture topics for its 2017-18 series, which includes six lectures to be presented on the third Thursday of each month. Starting at 6:30 p.m., the talks will take place at the Home Port Restaurant in Ocean Shores.

The series kicks off this Thursday with “Rayonier: 90 Years of Land Management” presented by Rayonier’s Engineering Manager Mark Smalley and Senior Timber Marketing Manager Dan Stransky.

Tickets are $10 for each lecture; a season ticket is available for $50. Dinner and beverages are available from the Home Port’s menu.

The rest of the series includes “John Tornow: Villain or Victim” by Bill Lindstrom on Nov. 16; “How Razor Clam Seasons are Established” by Alan Rammer on Dec. 21; “Nautilus Live and the Quinault Canyon Exploration” by Joe Schumacker on Jan. 18; “Discover the Forest: Olympic National Forest from a Private Perspective” by Bill Pickell on Feb. 15 and “Waterfowl: Everything You Didn’t Know, Plus Lots of Pictures” by Andrew Annanie on March 15.

Sponsors for this series of lectures are Bank of the Pacific, Ocean Shores Chamber of Commerce and the Ocean Shores Community Club.