Olympic National Park’s Perspectives Winter Speaker Series will be held at the Port Angeles Main Library this season. The free talks will be offered at 7pm on the second Tuesday of each month from November through April.
The series is sponsored by Olympic National Park, the Friends of Olympic National Park, and the North Olympic Library System.
For more information about Olympic National Park, visit www.nps.gov/olym.
February 12, 2019
The Edge of the Sea: Scales of Change on Olympic Coast Beaches
Ian Miller, PhD, Coastal Hazard Specialist, Washington Sea Grant
Learn more from Dr. Miller’s recent studies on Rialto and Kalaloch beaches, and investigations of sea level change on the Olympic Coast.
March 12, 2019
Predators and Prey: Columbian Black-tailed Deer and Cougar Research on the Olympic Peninsula
Kim Sager-Fradkin, Wildlife Biologist, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe
Kim Sager-Fradkin will share the results of a four-year study examining patterns of fawn and buck mortality on the north Olympic Peninsula, and will provide preliminary results on a study designed to answer questions about cougar population genetics, movement patterns, and prey selection.
April 9, 2019
A Witness to Change
Janis Burger, Hurricane Ridge Interpreter, Olympic National Park
Janis Burger will share photos and experiences gleaned over a 37-year career as a seasonal biological technician and longtime Hurricane Ridge interpreter.