Author Andrea Scharf will read from her book "Saving Big Creek" at a free event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Elkton Community Education Center Library, 15850 Highway 38 West.

The book tells the story of a community's decades-long struggle to protect elk, salmon and endangered butterfly habitat on the Oregon Coast. The presentation will weave readings from her book with a visual presentation about efforts to bring the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly back from the brink of extinction.

Two copies of the book will given away in a drawing and a contest.

Following the reading, there will be a street party fundraiser for Elkton's Fire Department at nearby Brandborg Winery, 345 1st St.

Information: 541-584-2692

Reporter Carisa Cegavske can be reached at ccegavske@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4213.

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Carisa Cegavske is the senior reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at ccegavske@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4213. Follow her on Twitter @carisa_cegavske

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nr77

does anybody proofread this stuff? how about spellcheck? got a big whopper in the title.

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