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Landscapes & Landforms of the Okanogan Highlands

March 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: Community Cultural Center of Tonasket, 411 S. Western Ave
When: Friday, March 6, 2020
• 5:15 – Dinner benefitting the CCC
• 6:30 – Presentation by Karl Lillquist, free to the public
Cost: Presentation is free; dinner is $10 per plate; desserts by donation (benefit for the CCC)

Landscapes and Landforms of the Okanogan Highlands, with Karl Lillquist

Event Description: Okanogan Highlands Alliance (OHA) and the Okanogan Land Trust (OLT) are excited to announce a three-part series of educational events focused on geology. OHA is hosting the first event on Friday, March 6th, when Dr. Karl Lillquist returns to Tonasket. “This landscape has been shaped by various tectonic, weathering, landslide, stream, glacier, and wind-related processes,” Lillquist says. “Most important of these was glaciation by the Okanogan Lobe of the Cordilleran Icesheet. With a focus on glaciation, we will explore the origins and evolution of landscapes and landforms in the Okanogan Highlands.” Karl’s special interest in geomorphology, a field focusing on landforms and how they originated, has intriguing application to the Okanogan Highlands. We hope that you will join us in looking at the Highlands landscape through geologic time — you might never look at our highland hills and valleys the same way again!

March 6, Event Schedule:
5:15: Dinner Benefitting the CCC ($10/plate)
6:30: Presentation, Free to the Public, Donations Welcome

Second Event: Ice Age Floodscapes of the PNW with Bruce Bjornstad on Wednesday, March 18 at the PUD No. 1 of Okanogan County

Third Event: Geology Tour of the Okanogan Highlands on Saturday, July 18

More Information:
• Clock hours are available for educators. Please be sure to sign in the day of the event.
• Donations are always welcome!
• Questions? Contact Jen at jen@okanoganhighlands.org or 509-429-4399
• https://okanoganhighlands.org/education/highland-wonders/

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Date:
March 6, 2020
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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