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Ecosystem Restoration in the Lower Columbia River
Matt Cox

Presentation by Matt Cox about restoration of tidal ecosystems in the lower Columbia River. This requires both ecological and engineering considerations. Even adjacent locations can have very different opportunities and limitations. Matt Cox is a senior water resources engineer. He has worked with Inter-Fluve since 2013.

Four and Ninety Blackbirds
Gordon Orians


Presentation by evolutionary biologist Gordon Orians. Details forthcoming. Orians is Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Washington. He has served as its Director of Environmental Studies. His most intensive research area has been behavioral ecology.

Senior Advocates for Generational Equity
Steve Higgs

Presentation by Steve Higgs. Senior Advocates for Generational Equality (SAGE) raises awareness about educational, environmental, and economic challenges facing future generations, and inspires older adults to work across generations to address those challenges. Prior to joining SAGE, Mr. Higgs  practiced environmental law, studied collaborative problem serving as a Fulbright Fellow. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree, and a judicial doctorate.

Rental Vouchers and Homelessness
Laura Golino de Lovato

Laura Golino de Lovato gives an overview of rental subsidies at both the national and the local level.  She covers how rental vouchers are paid for, how they are allocated, and why they are effective and efficient. Laura Golino de Lovato is Executive Director of Northwest Pilot Project, which provides housing assistance and advocacy to low-income seniors in Multnomah County.