Dan Serres Lecture – Feb 8th, 7-8:30

The Silverton Grange Guest Lecture Series presents

Dan Serres speaking on
Proposed Gas Pipeline & LNG Projects: Putting Oregon Farms, Forests, and Rivers at Risk
Thousands of Oregonians are facing the potential use of eminent domain by private companies seeking to construct large-diameter pipelines to move natural gas through Oregon to the Western energy market, particularly California.
We will discuss the current and future impact of proposed pipelines on farmers and other landowners. We will also discuss why the Washington State Grange, environmental organizations, property rights advocates, and timber growers are opposing the project and how people can be involved in the effort to protect our farms, forests, and rivers from these unnecessary projects.

Dan Serres is an organizer for Columbia Riverkeeper. He was born and raised in Oregon City, and has spent the past three years working to stop large LNG developments on the Columbia River and Coos Bay. Dan has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Earth Systems from Stanford University.

Friday, February 8, 7:00-8:30pm.

Questions and answers to follow.

Admission: FREE

Located at the Silverton Grange Hall, 201 Division St., Silverton

(from Main & Water, head south 1.7 miles on Water St. towards the Falls, and turn left on Division St.)

Dan Serres Lecture - Feb 8th, 7-8:30


Silverton Grange Business agenda Feb 3 ’08

  • Roll Call of Officers (Note in the book who is present and who is pro-tem)
  • Moment of silence for those in harms way
  • Welcome visitors – introductions (Fairfield Grange)
  • Blessing from Chaplin
  • New member welcoming ceremony:
  • Last meeting minutes: Additions/changes?
  • Reports of Standing Committees:
    • Report on rentals
    • Bldg maintenance – Closet and bathrooms were cleaned last weekend. painting supplies are now in closet in Men’s room
  • Reports of Special Committees:
    • Land dev. committee: Lot line adjustment/ Subdivision on Division St.
      • executive meeting report.
    • Report of Legislative Chair:
    • Communications:
      • Report from Secretary
        • New PO Box (number 1115) need Randi to make address change.) 
        • Officer roster has been up dated. 
        • Dues are Due
  • Quarterly Report to State Grange: (Oct, Jan, April, July)
  • Lecture series report: Gus
    • Lecture series on 2nd Friday 7 – 8:30 pm
    • Dan Serres, gas pipe line
    • Linda Sarnoff, city land uses issues
    • John Labovitz internet for community org.
    • Pringle Creek presentation
  • Bills and Accounts: Tom, Randi
  • Unfinished business:
    • Community garden – Jim Gilbert and Jason working on grant
    • Anne report on grant deadlines for submission date.
  • New business
    • Earthday plans –  need committee
    • Contra dance for March?
    • New Potluck theme for March?
    • Chili Feed?
    • Breakfast for dinner?