Posts by jnisbet

“A Taste for Roots” Presentation at Sandpoint Community Hall

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in News | Comments Off on “A Taste for Roots” Presentation at Sandpoint Community Hall

Jack will be in Sandpoint to speak about biscuitroots to the Native Plant Society on Saturday morning, January 27. View Event Details

Read More

C-Span Interview

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in News | Comments Off on C-Span Interview

Here is an interview Jack did about Ancient Places along scenic Hangman Creek in Spokane https://www.c-span.org/video/?432414-2/ancient-places

Read More

Date Change for Colville Public Library Event

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Date Change for Colville Public Library Event

The date has changed from August 8th to August 7th for “A Possible Friend: William Morley Manning and Families of Chief Joseph, William Three Mountains, and Masseslow” event at Colville Public Library. We apologize for any inconvenience. View Event Details

Read More

Titans of the Ice Age Exhibit

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Titans of the Ice Age Exhibit

This February through May, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture in Spokane will be featuring a major exhibit assembled by Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History.  Titans of the Ice Age fills four large galleries with all things mammoth and mastodon, and Jack will be doing a presentation and leading a field trip in celebration of our area’s close connection to the scientific history of the Columbia Mammoth. For more information visit...

Read More

February 22 – The Return of the Columbia Mammoth

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on February 22 – The Return of the Columbia Mammoth

Based on an essay that appeared in Nisbet’s book Visible Bones plus extensive further research and updates, this talk will focus on the story of the Hangman and Pine Creek discoveries in 1876. They resulted in North American’s first mounted mammoth at the Field Museum and the type specimen of Mammut columbi at the American Museum of Natural History, as well as ongoing activity in the scientific world. For details go to...

Read More