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Science Talk on Prehistoric Lamprey and Willamette Falls Tour

Jun 3, 2014


Tour has reached maximum  capacity-however, we are still taking RSVPs for the Science Talk.

Join us for a Science Talk : \”Belly-Up to Willamette Falls; Prehistoric Lamprey in a Modern Landscape\”.

Pacific lamprey have survived for more than 500 million years – they were here before the dinosaurs. Lamprey are an important cultural food for Native Tribes in the region, but their numbers have drastically declined. Join us for a tour of Willamette Falls followed by presentations on lamprey biology and recovery in the lower Willamette.

5pm-7pm: Tour the Willamette Falls Legacy Project (meet at 99E and Main St.)  Must be 16 to take the tour. Tour is now full.

7pm-9pm: Science Talk at Trails End Saloon

Guest speakers:

Carson McVay is the Willamette Lamprey Biologist for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and runs the Willamette Falls Lamprey Monitoring Project.

Michael Karnosh  began working for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in 1997 and is now the Ceded Lands Program Manager for their 20 million acres of Tribal homelands. Michael manages Tribal representation on environmental and cultural issues throughout the Tribe\’s ceded lands and other areas of cultural interest. He is a member of Oregon State Bar with extensive experience in environmental regulation, intergovernmental relations, project and team management, forestry, and fire management.

Join us for a tour of the falls and a cold beverage!
$5 suggested donation. Event sponsored by Johnson Creek Watershed Council and  Greater Oregon City Watershed Council.  To RSVP or for questions,  contact Amy at amy@jcwc.org or  call 503-652-7477.

See Science Talk at Trails End Saloon flier.


Jun 3, 2014
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