News

Ancient Places

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Ancient Places

Download the PDF file .

Read More

Outdoor Class

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Outdoor Class

Download the PDF file .

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

April 22 – Exploring Washington’s Mammoth Steppe

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in News | Comments Off on April 22 – Exploring Washington’s Mammoth Steppe

Dr. Dan Fisher of the University of Michigan, who has worked on woolly mammoth sites in Siberia, will join Jack on a bus trip to the Hangman Creek site where the Coplen brothers unearthed the bones of multiple Columbia mammoths. We will continue on to Steptoe Butte to consider what the landscape might have looked like when these giants roamed the Palouse. Limited space. For registration contact David Brum, Adult Education and Events Coordinator at David.Brum@northwestmuseum.org

Read More

Book Signing at Auntie’s Bookstore

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Book Signing at Auntie’s Bookstore

Local writer and naturalist Jack Nisbet, will be at Auntie’s Bookstore to sign and personalize copies of his books for you! View Event

Read More