Monday, October 8, 2018 (Olympia) 7PM
Lynda Mapes: Restoration and the Elwha Dam
Mapes is the environmental reporter for the Seattle Times and an observer of
the natural world.
She is the author of four books:
The Spirit of the Land
photographers Terry Donnelly and Mary Liz Austin);
photographer Steve Ringman);
Ground: The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Unearthing of Tse-whit-zen
and her newest book
Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak.
She researched and wrote
while a Knight Fellow in science journalism at MIT and a
Bullard Fellow in forest research in residence with her oak at the Harvard
October 10, 2018 (Tacoma) 7PM
Sarah Low: Tacoma’s Tree Canopy Program
threat of global warming and the need to capture carbon, tree canopies have
new interest and importance. Join us to learn about Tacoma’s Tree Canopy
Program from Sarah Low, Tacoma’s Tree Canopy Program Manager.
November 12, 2018 (Olympia) 7PM
Nelson Salisbury: Restoration for Pollinators
Whether it is
native plants or food crops, the loss of pollinators poses a profound
threat. Come and hear about some of the work being done to address this
problem. Nelson Salisbury is co-author of the new Earth-Corps publication,
The Native Pollinator Habitat Restoration Guide.
We will have copies available for purchase.
November 14, 2018 (Tacoma) 7PM
Historical Adventures with Plants in Washington, Oregon and Idaho
is an author and naturalist from Spokane. Jack has written many books about
the natural history of the Intermountain West. These include
David Douglas--A Naturalist at Work,
Jack Nesbit will talk about his newest book,
and the Doctor.
Those who have heard Jack know we are in for an extraordinary treat.
December 5, 2018 (Olympia -joint meeting with Tacoma) 7PM
This year we are trying something new, a joint meeting at the Coach House
for the holiday gathering, Note: the change from the normal date. The
meeting will feature presentations by members of their activities, door
prizes, and potluck of sharing favorite snacks or deserts. No Tacoma meeting
January 9, 2019 (Tacoma) 7PM
will feature presentations of more member activities.
Monday, January 14, 2019 (Olympia) 7PM
To be announced
Washington State Capitol Museum Coach House
211 21st Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98501
Directions to the Washington State Capital Museum: From Interstate 5 in Olympia, take Exit 105, following the "State
Capital/City Center" route. Go through a tunnel, (get in the left hand lane)
and turn left on Capital Way. Follow the brown and white "State Capital
Museum" signs to 21st Avenue. Turn right on 21st
Avenue and proceed two blocks. The museum is on the left in a stucco
mansion. We meet in the carriage house in back of the mansion.
1919 South Tyler Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
Directions to the Tacoma Nature Center: From Interstate 5, take State
Highway 16 towards Gig Harbor. Look for the 19th Street EAST,
exit and take it, which puts you onto South 19th Street. Travel
to the first light, turn right on South Tyler, and then left into the first
driveway at the Tacoma Nature Center.