COASTAL TOURISM

Miles Phillips, OSU Extension

Presentation with Miles Phillips
1 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, February 8
Registration $25 chamber members, $30 non chamber members
Bandon Professional Center
1010 First St. SE, Bandon
Conference rooms upstairs

Discover coastal tourism business opportunities. Miles Philips will share examples of businesses with whom he has worked to develop successful rural tourism products and services.

Miles Phillips joined the Oregon State University Extension as Associate Professor of Tourism and Business Development in the fall of 2016. He has
more than 15 years of experience developing nature tourism programs that meet the needs of local people, businesses and agencies; and he initiated the Extension Nature Tourism Program at Texas A&M University. Miles is also an experienced private sector project manager and consultant. He is based in Bandon, Oregon and supports Oregon’s Coastal communities with their tourism and outdoor recreation needs.

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We would like to welcome our new intern, Ms. Courtney Flathers, a Masters Student in Public Policy at Oregon State University. Ms. Flathers’ family is from the south coast and she will be working part time with the tourism program January to June 2017 when she will graduate. She will be involved in a number of ongoing projects and be meeting with tourism businesses and community representatives along the coast. She will also be participating in the South Coast Rural Tourism Workshop Series beginning January 24th and will be assisting with applied research and preparation of reports and training materials to be produced by the OSU Sea Grant Extension tourism program. In addition, Ms. Flathers will be assisting with the publication of blog posts presenting tourism and outdoor recreation focused information.

Oregon Master Naturalist Training: Online Component starts today!

Designed For:  Those interested in Oregon’s natural history and how our state’s natural resources are sustainably managed.

Dates: Winter 2017 session begins January 23, 2017

Delivery Online, instructor-led

Cost: Online course: $325.00

Ecoregion: $250.00

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