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Winter Lecture Series

2020 15th Annual Winter Lecture Series

Save the Dates 2020: January 17th - February 21st - March 20th - April 17th

Four lectures, January through April, highlight the fascinating life in and around shoreline and marine ecosystems. Presentations are free and open to everyone. Donations—always welcome—support Friends’ ongoing efforts to provide outstanding educational programming for our community. 

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm 

All Lectures will be held at the NW Educational Services District, 1601 R Ave., Anacortes, WA

Join us for these wonderful evening lectures!

Sneak Peak for January 17th:

Blue Legacy: Vanishing Glaciers in Washington's National Parks

banded glacier 2016Join us on a journey deep into the past to observe the steady dance between glaciers and climate. Dr. Riedel's presentation focuses on glacial changes in the last century and the implications for water supply in Skagit valley, Puget Sound's largest watershed.

Speaker: Jon Riedel, Ph.D. earth science; Park Geologist, North Cascades National Park.




February 21, 2020

Beavers in Tidal Marshes
Speaker: W. Gregory Hood, PhD., Senior Research Scientist, Skagit River System Cooperative

March 20, 2020

Pinnipeds of the Salish Sea
Speaker: Dr. Cindy Elliser, Research Director, Pacific Mammal Research

April 17, 2020

Regional Array on the Sea Floor
Speaker: Dr. Deborah Kelley, University of Washington

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