Perspectives Ranger Talk Series
Dates: 02/14/2012 - 04/10/2012 update info
Time: 7:00:00 PM - 9:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free
Venue: Olympic National Park Visitor Center in Port Angeles,WA
Contact: Olympic National Park
PerspectivesLearn more about your park at this free winter program series, sponsored by Olympic National Park, Friends of Olympic National Park and Discover Your Northwest. Programs are 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center, 3002 Mt. Angeles Road, Port Angeles.
- December 13 – Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time: Olympic National Forest is cosponsoring this film about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement and his continuing relevance today.
- January 10 – Olympic Glaciers: Past, Present, Future: Join Olympic National Park's Bill Baccus to learn about Olympic's glaciers and how new research and repeat photography are revealing a dramatic retreat of these critical resources in our warming climate.
- February 14 – Olympic Elk: Monitoring a Park Icon: Wildlife biologists Patti Happe and Kurt Jenkins will reveal how improving technology is adding to our understanding of these magnificent creatures, whose preservation was central to the establishment of Olympic National Park.
- March 13 – Coastal Response to Elwha Dam Removal: Present and Future:John Warwick of the U.S. Geological Survey is researching how the river delta, former shellfish beds and habitat in the Strait of Juan de Fuca will respond to restoration of historic sediment flows after dam removal.
- April 10 – Cabins and Campfires: A Century of Recreation on the Upper Elwha: Retrace the Elwha valley's past with historian Russell Dalton, who has collected stories and images of the many generations of hunters, anglers