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Jack’s memorial piece for geologist Roy Breckenridge

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Jack’s memorial piece for geologist Roy Breckenridge

Jack’s memorial piece for geologist Roy Breckenridge has been posted on the web site of the Ice Age Floods Institute. You can see it by visiting  www.iafi.org.

Chasing Roots Event Update – November 17

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Chasing Roots Event Update – November 17

Event Title: “Chasing Roots: Untangling the Puzzle of Wild Parsley and Biscuitroots”

Presenter: Jack Nisbet

Day/Date: Thursday, November 17

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm

Location: Eco Hub @ the Willamette Heritage Center

Address: 1313 Mill Street SE, Salem (on the first floor of the Wool Warehouse)

Cost: FREE and open to the public

Public Contact: Catherine Alexander, Straub Environmental Center Executive Director

Phone: 503-302-4645

Email: Info@StraubEnvironmentalCenter.org

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2016 Washington State Book Awards Finalist

Posted by on Sep 16, 2016 in News | Comments Off on 2016 Washington State Book Awards Finalist

Jack Nisbet’s book Ancient Places is a finalist in the non-fiction category of this year’s Washington State Book Awards. Winners will be announced on Saturday, October 8, after an authors’ reading at the Seattle Public Library that begins at 7:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information go to 

http://www.spl.org/about-the-library/library-news-releases/wsba-finalists-announced-914.

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Ancient Places Paperback Edition

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Ancient Places Paperback Edition

Ancient Places is now available in paperback, with a new cover and design. It’s available wherever books are sold or order through the website.

April 23rd Presentation Location

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in News | Comments Off on April 23rd Presentation Location

Jack’s April 23 presentation will NOT be at the Kalispel Tribal Community center as listed on the calendar.

It will take place at the Usk Community center in Usk, on the west side of the bridge crossing the Pend Oreille River.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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Update on Email and Rescheduling Events

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in News | Comments Off on Update on Email and Rescheduling Events

Jack’s email has been down for the past week. It is restored now, but he will not receive any messages that bounced back during that period. Please resend.


Jack is beginning to reschedule all of the speaking dates that were cancelled during November and December. They will be announced on the calendar soon.


And many thanks for all the kind thoughts and words about Claire’s health during the past three months. We take strength from them.

November & December Event Cancellations

Posted by on Nov 3, 2015 in News | Comments Off on November & December Event Cancellations

Because of a family medical situation, Jack will not be able to appear for the following dates:

  • Nov 19  Powell’s
  • Nov 21 and 22  Portland Wild Arts Festival
  • Dec 2 Wenatchee
  • Dec 3 Twisp
  • Dec 8 Tonasket
  • Dec 9 Omak

The Powell’s and December dates will be rescheduled. Sorry about any inconvenience.

 

Upcoming Event Cancellation

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Upcoming Event Cancellation

Due to a family medical situation, Jack is cancelling two upcoming library dates:

  • Moses Lake on November 4.
  • Waterville on Novermber 5.

Sorry for any inconvenience. These events will be rescheduled soon.

Upcoming Events for Seattle and Tacoma.

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Upcoming Events for Seattle and Tacoma.

Jack will be at Town Hall in Seattle on Tuesday, October 20 then at the Tacoma Public Library on Wednesday October 21.

Jack Nisbet with John Marzluff & David Montgomery – Ancient Places

Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 p.m.

Town Hall, Seattle, Washington

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Book Talk & Signing of “Ancient Places: People & Landscape in the Emerging Northwest”

Wednesday, October 21, 7:00 p.m.

Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma, Washington

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Reading from Ancient Places

Posted by on Sep 5, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Reading from Ancient Places

Jack Nisbet will be reading from his new book Ancient Places at a dozen branches of Washington’s North Central Regional Libraries this fall. The readings will explore different stories from the book, and each one will be accompanied by a slide presentation.

 

See below for the upcoming schedule:

Quincy Library

Wednesday, October 14, 6:30 p.m.

Quincy, Washington

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Ephrata Library

Thursday, October 15, 7:00 p.m.

Ephrata, Washington

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Chelan Library

Thursday, October 22, 7:00 p.m.

Chelan, Washington

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Leavenworth Library

Friday, October 23, 6:30 p.m.

Leavenworth, Washington

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Moses Lake Library

Wednesday, November 4, 6:30 p.m.

Moses Lake, Washington

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Waterville Library

Thursday, November 5, 4:00 p.m.

Waterville, Washington

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Republic Library

Friday, November 13, 6:00 p.m.

Republic, Washington

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Wenatchee Library

Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 p.m.

Wenatchee, Washington

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Twisp Library

Thursday, December 3, 6:00 p.m.

Twisp, Washington

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Tonasket Library

Tuesday, December 8, 6:00 p.m.

Tonasket, Washington

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Omak Library

Wednesday, December 9, 6:00 p.m.

Omak, Washington

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