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Coming Soon: The Many Gardens of John and CARRIE LEIBERG

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in News | Comments Off on Coming Soon: The Many Gardens of John and CARRIE LEIBERG

Coming Soon: The Many Gardens of John and CARRIE LEIBERG

Saturday, JUNE 11, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. This event will celebrate the freshly remodeled and re-landscaped Shadle Park branch of the Spokane Public Library In 1885 Swedish immigrant John Leiberg and his companion Carrie staked out a homestead on the south end of Lake Pend Oreille. Join Jack Nisbet for a slide presentation that follows the Leibergs from their vegetable garden and orchard at the lake through festoons of mosses in the Clark Fork Delta, explosions of spring wildflowers in the shrub-steppe of the Columbia Basin, and old growth forests along the spine of the Rocky Mountains. for more details visit...

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Book Recommendations

Posted by on May 31, 2022 in News | Comments Off on Book Recommendations

Book Recommendations

Based on my David Douglas book The Collector, I have partnered with shepherd.com to recommend a list of books highlighting the deep relationships that grow between plants and people Here is the URL: https://shepherd.com/best-books/the-interwoven-lifeways-of-plants-and-people I would be grateful if you share your list with friends or on social media. You can find Shepherd on Twitter and Facebook if you want to tag...

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New Events!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2021 in News | Comments Off on New Events!

New Events!

September 13  6:45 pm “The Willamette Meteorite” Puget Lobe Chapter Ice Age Floods Institute THIS IS A ZOOM EVENT. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CLICK HERE. September 16 “Condors of the Inland Northwest” Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane 6:30 pm This slide presentation is presented in conjunction with a spectacular exhibit of John James Audubon’s bird and mammal paintings. During the course of the evening, Nisbet will provide context for Audubon’s condor painting, which was based on a bird collected in the Columbia River drainage. Along the way Jack will trace written and oral records of these birds throughout the region over a...

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Yakima Audubon Society talk on condors date change

Posted by on Feb 26, 2021 in News | Comments Off on Yakima Audubon Society talk on condors date change

Sorry to say that Covid has delayed the Yakima Audubon Society talk on condors scheduled for Thursday February 25th. This event will now take place on Thursday, April 22. We will put a zoom link up on the web site shortly before the new April date.

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Coming Soon: Jack Speaks to the Yakima Audubon Society About Condors

Posted by on Feb 8, 2021 in News | Comments Off on Coming Soon: Jack Speaks to the Yakima Audubon Society About Condors

Jack will be speaking to the Yakima Audubon Society about condors on Feb 25th. We will post a link to this event as soon as it arrives. DATE:  Feb 25 TIME:   7:00 pm CONDORS IN THE GREATER NORTHWEST Written, oral, and archaeological records describe a rich history of California condors in the Pacific Northwest, including many accounts from east of the Cascades. In this virtual slide show, author Jack Nisbet will revisit the research that he used for his book Visible Bones, then move forward in time to trace what has come to light since as part of the effort to reintroduce these birds into their original...

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