Sense of Place Returns on October 19th. Now in its 13th season, the popular lecture series kicks off with a lively presentation on the incredible Pacific Lamprey.
Mt. Adams Institute is excited to announce the 13th annual Sense of Place Lecture Series line-up. Your host, Sarah Fox, will explore a wide range of topics, including ancient fish, tribal culture, volcanoes, and more, with her guest speakers. Season 13 will launch on October 19th, 2022, at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Center for the Arts with a lecture by Ralph Lampman, a Lamprey Research Biologist for the Yakama Nation Fisheries. Lampman’s multimedia presentation will highlight the ecological and cultural importance of this often overlooked Pacific Lamprey.
New this year is a Sense of Place Season Pass. This pass will guarantee seats at all lectures and grant access to the Livestreams at a discounted price. A limited number of passes are available for purchase only until October 19th. Tickets for individual lectures will go on sale on September 1st. Lectures occur once per month, October through April, at 7 p.m. Following all of the lectures, there is a Q&A.
2022-23 Sense of Place Lecture Series
October 19th, 2022 – Title: Bloodsucker, Eel, Asum, Ksuyas, Parasite, Lamprey: Many Names, but What Does it Mean to Us?
Speaker: Ralph Lampman
November 9th, 2022 – Title: Nancy Russell’s Legacy at Cape Horn: Inside a National Scenic Area Campaign
Speaker: Bowen Blair
December 7th, 2022 – Title: The Iconic Mitchell Point Tunnel Returns!
Speakers: Tova Peltz & Kevin Price
January 11th, 2023 – Title: Wildfire in the Gorge: The Good, the Bad, and Lessons from Eagle Creek
Speakers: Jessica Hudec & Loretta Duke
February 8th, 2023 – Title: Living Snow: Mysterious Pink Snow and the Future of Our Alpine Ecosystems
Speaker: Robin Kodner
March 8th, 2023 – Title/Speaker: A Conversation with Kat Brigham
Chair of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and Appointed Member of the First-Ever Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of the Interior
April 12th, 2023 – Title: Volcanic Origins of the Columbia River Gorge: A Tangled Tale of Magma and Water
Speaker: Leif Karlstrom
Full descriptions of each lecture and information about how to attend are available at: mtadamsinstitute.org/senseofplace