Special Interest Group: Sea Level Rise & Humboldt Bay


Group Leaders: Aldaron Laird & Jerry Rohde

This special interest group is based on the OLLI Course, Sea Level Rise & Humboldt Bay: Past, Present and Future. We will meet and explore changes to Humboldt Bay and discuss the implications of sea level rise. Our meetings will be an excellent forum to learn about current sea level rise planning activities on Humboldt Bay.

Meets the third Thursday of the month.

Thurs., Jan. 20-June 16  •  2-3:30 p.m.

Online via Zoom

$25 • Class #: 23956


*If you need help getting set up on Zoom, or would like to participate in a Zoom Tutorial in advance of a group meeting, please call 826-5880 or email.

Aldaron Laird

Aldaron Laird is an environmental planning consultant who has specialized in sea level rise vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning on Humboldt Bay. Since 2010, Aldaron has been active in promoting a regional approach to sea level rise planning on Humboldt Bay. He is also an avid kayaker who has circumnavigated all 102 miles of Humboldt Bay's shoreline. Aldaron's photographs of Humboldt Bay were featured in an exhibit at the Morris Graves Museum of Art.


Jerry Rohde

Jerry Rohde

Jerry Rohde has taught HSU OLLI courses since the beginning. He has researched the history of Humboldt County for over 30 years, and he has several books to show for it. His history of Southern Humboldt County is expected to be published by the HSU Press soon.