Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
In Their Footsteps
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop is pleased to announce the next installment of its In Their Footsteps free speakers series.This program is Brown Pelicans in the Pacific Northwest by Deborah Jaques on Sunday, February 19, at 1 p.m. in the Netul River Room of the Fort Clatsop Visitor Center.This is part of a weekend of activities held nationwide in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count led by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Deborah Jaques will be talking about the history of brown pelican occurrence in the Columbia River region, the general ecology of the species, and current pelican research and management topics on the west coast.Although on August 8, 1804, Lewis and Clark Expedition members wrote about seeing an enormous flock of white pelicans on an island in the Missouri River (Iowa), they did not encounter pelicans in the Pacific Northwest.
Deborah is a wildlife biologist at Pacific Eco Logic, based in Astoria.She specializes in applied research, monitoring, and management of Pacific coast waterbirds and their habitat.Location: Fort CLatsop Visitor Center Netul River Room, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park | Map Time: 1:00 PM Fee Information: free event Contact Phone Number: (503)861-2471
Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/22/2012 to 12/29/2012
Gulf Islands National Seashore
The War of 1812
The War of 1812 (90 minute film) on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Call 934-2600 for more informationLocation: Naval Live Oaks Visitor Center, Gulf Islands National Seashore | Map Fee Information: none Contact Name: Steamer Lawhead Contact Email: Steamer_Lawhead@nps.gov Contact Phone Number: 850-934-2629