Natural History Events in the Methow Valley

First Tuesday Lectures
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First Tuesday lectures were recorded to video.
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The Methow Conservancy sponsors a monthly “First Tuesday Lecture Series”. The lectures provide a forum to learn about the Methow Valley’s natural characteristics and natural resource issues. Generally "First Tuesday" Lectures are held on the first Tuesday of the month. The place varies so please check each event for the location. All First Tuesday Lectures are free and open to everyone. For more information contact Mary at 996-2870 or mary@methowconservancy.org


First Tuesday Lectures Coming Up:

February 7th: Methow Conservancy “First Tuesday” Program with Bullitt Foundation Environmental Prize winner Carol Bogezi, 7:00-8:30pm, free, location TBA.

February 28th (note: a week early): “Living in the Era of Megafires“, a multi-media presentation lead by Dr. Paul Hessburg, 7:00-8:30pm, free, location TBA.

April 11th (note: 2nd Tuesday!): “Alchemy of Herbs" with local herbalist Rosalee de la Foret, 7:00-8:30pm, free, location TBA.

May 2nd: “Tides” with Jonathan White, 7:00-8:30pm, free, location TBA


Other Methow Conservancy Events

January 21st:  Come celebrate with us and enjoy music by The PaperboysMethow Trails & Methow Conservancy Birthday Bash with The Paperboys at the Winthrop Barn. We’re turning 20!  Help us celebrate at our joint birthday bash with Methow Trails (they’re turning 40!). We’ll dance the night away to the Paperboys and have some birthday fun. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2721890See above for more details.

February 4th Winter Wildlife Tracking, with David Moskowitz, 8:30am – 12:30pm, $45. This class is full, but you are welcome to get on the waitlist.

February 6th – March 13th:  The Life & Times of Methow Mammals - 13th Annual Conservation Course.  The course will run for six weeks from February 6th to March 13th with one class per week on Mondays from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Winthrop Barn.  $170. See all the details here


News from Other Organizations
The Methow Naturalist editor Dana Visalli will be teaching a class called “Big History: The Evolutionary Journey of Life & of Homo sapiens” at TwispWorks on Monday evenings January 2 – February 13, plus additional optional video and discussion sessions on Wednesday evenings. Cost is on a sliding scale, $0-$130. Contact Dana to enroll or for more information at dana@methownet.com or 509-997-9011.

Methow Trails hosts “Nature of Winter Snowshoe” tours every Saturday from Dec 31 - Feb 25 at both Sun Mountain and Jacks Hut at the Freestone Inn.  These family-friendly snowshoe tours start at 11:00am and are led by local volunteers who focus on winter ecology, wildlife and tracks, snow science and more.  See more details here.

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington Scholarship Program (CFNCW) is now accepting applications. The deadline for most scholarships is March 1st.  CFNCW manages over 90 scholarship funds with varying criteria established by generous donors who want to help students achieve their dreams. Many of the scholarships seek to support students with the greatest financial need.  Students can review scholarships through the online Scholarship Guide, which allows students to sort and filter scholarships by geographic area, GPA, award amounts, study area, and other specific criteria.  See all the details here.


*Our Cancellation and Refund Policy
If you cancel or leave a fee-based course for any reason:
Full refunds will be given if the request is received two weeks or more before the day of the program (class, workshop, field trip, etc.).  If the cancellation is made less than two weeks before the start of the program, the Methow Conservancy will give a full refund only if we are able to fill your spot.  If you cancel 24 hours or less before the start time of the program or after the class has started there will be no refund of the program fee.  Although we rarely need to do so, we reserve the right to cancel a program.  In this case you will receive a full refund.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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