Presentations & Events

The following is a partial list of topics presented to public schools, civic and conservation groups, museums, and bookstores over the past several years. Of particular interest to me are those about the natural history and ecology of Columbia River fishes and Blue Mountain streams.

• Dam Removal or Status Quo. A Balanced Perspective.

• Fly Fishing Blue Mountain Streams for Trout and Steelhead

• Tales of Natural History and Adventure on the Columbia River.

• The Plight of Native Fishes not Protected under the Endangered Species Act.

• What’s More Important: Salmon, Fish-Eating Birds, Sea Lions or Minnows?

• Stream Birds of the Blues: Natural History and Ecology.

• History of Fish and Fishing in the Columbia Basin.

• A Writing Life. From Science to the General Public

• History of Fly Fishing in Western Waters

Upcoming Venues: I’ll be a guest lecturer for a March 2 continuing education class on “Dams and Salmon” that Bob Carson and Mike Denny are teaching at Walla Walla Community College.  Other events over the next few months include:

• March 16, 7 pm- Presentation to the Blue Mountain Audubon Society on a favorite topic: “A Resource Management Dilemma: Salmon, Fish-Eating Birds, Sea Lions, Bass, or Minnows?”

• March 24, 10 am to 3 pm- Artist/Author event at The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, The Dalles.

• April 8, 6:30 pm- Reading and book signing event at The Royal Block in Waitsburg.

• May 16, 6 pm, Presentation to the Blue Mountain Flyfishers, “History of Fly Fishing in Western Waters.” Walla Walla, WA

• June 3, 1-3 pm- Author Spring Fair at Inklings Bookshop in Yakima, WA

Please contact me if your group is looking for an entertaining and informative speaker. The same form can be used to contact me directly if you wish to purchase signed copies for yourself or others.

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