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Steptoe Butte Bus Trip

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Steptoe Butte Bus Trip

Join Jack Nisbet for a journey back in time to the iconic lookout of Steptoe Butte. We will visit the site of the Coplen Brothers’ 1876 mammoth find, talk about the flora and fauna that lived here during the last Ice Age, and walk the flower-strewn slopes of Steptoe on a spring afternoon. View Event Details

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Publications

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018 in News | Comments Off on Publications

The Spokane River This spring the University of Washington Press will release a wide-ranging anthology on the Spokane River edited by Paul Lindholdt. It will include an essay by Jack on the Spokane House fur trade post for more information, go to http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/LINSPO.html   The Dreamer and the Doctor Jack’s newest effort, which traces the unlikely saga of John and Carrie Leiberg, will be out this October from Sasquatch Books. John was a prospector and naturalist who published landmark investigations from all over the Intermountain West in the late nineteenth century. Carrie was a practicing physician who kept a much lower profile,...

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“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

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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

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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

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Montana’s Pioneer Botanists

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Montana’s Pioneer Botanists

Montana’s Pioneer Botanists

Jack has written the introduction to Montana’s Pioneer Botanists, a long-awaited publication of the Montana Native Plant Society. Edited by Rachel Potter & Peter Lesica, this beautiful book includes biographies of Montana’s iconic plant collectors written by some of today’s most respected naturalists and scientists. To find out more, visit...

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