SHAKE, RATTLE AND FLOW!
National Association for Interpretation, Pacific Northwest Region, Spring Workshop
20 April 2016, 9:00 AM –4:30 PM (end varies according to location)
- Vancouver, Washington Cascades Volcano Observatory
Coordinator: Pat Barry, email@example.com
- Seattle, Washington, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks)
3015 NW 54th Street
Seattle, Washington 98107
Contact: Rich Deline, Director, Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Education Foundation
Additional agenda items: Tour of the locks and botanical garden; discussion on historical soils and local geology. This facility also hosts a fish ladder, lock to/from salt/fresh water, historical structures, visitor center & gift shop, and currently there is a grey whale hanging out in the large locks.
End time for Workshop: Likely by 3:00 pm.
Challenges for Special Needs: Planned meeting room may not be wheelchair accessible. Please call.
Lunch: Plan to bring your own but there is a Taco Time and other small restaurants within 5 min. walking distance.
- Anchorage, Alaska, BP Energy Center
Coordinator: Leslie Murray firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bend, Oregon, Environmental Center
Coordinator: Karen Gentry email@example.com
- Medford, Oregon, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, BLM
Coordinator: Christine Beekman, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Eugene, Oregon, University of Oregon, Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Coordinator: Robyn Anderson, email@example.com
- Lava Beds National Monument, Tule Lake, California
Coordinator: Patrick Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: This workshop is FREE but we ask you to make a generous donation to Pacific Northwest Region when you register. Donations help with regional expenses including scholarships to NAI National Workshops. We normally charge $50-60. for the Spring Workshop.
This workshop will be broadcast via Google hangouts from
U.S. Geological Survey –Cascades Volcano Observatory
1300 SE Cardinal Court, Vancouver, WA 98683
Other sites will stay connected until 11:45 AM. Then, the workshop either ends or continues, depending on the site.
Interpreters play an important role in the public’s understanding of Cascadia. Learn how you can interpret plate tectonics, volcanoes and earthquakes, and how these geologic processes are relevant to your visitors.
Presenters for the broadcast part include:
Oregon State University Professor Emeritus Robert J. Lillie giving the lead presentation, “Beauty from the Beast: Plate Tectonics and the Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest;”
USGS hydrologist and author Carolyn Driedger and USGS educator Liz Westby will lead you in hands-on demonstration activities that help people understand volcanoes and volcanic hazards, and provide tips on preparing for the next event.
Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Master Interpreter Todd Cullings will provide insight on proven techniques for interpreting volcanoes.
Register at: https://www.interpnet.com/nai/nai/_events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=r10_2016
Registration is up and running. Open to all.
Workshop coordinator: Pat Barry, Regional Director, NAI Pacific Northwest Region (formerly Region 10)