Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Pacific Northwest Climate Change, Declining Salmon, and Earthquakes

Friday, October 18, 2013
9 am - 4 pm
Hemlock Room, Villa Maria

Tickets: $25 per person 
(includes full-day seminar, continental breakfast, tribal-caught salmon lunch and snacks)

Presented by the Marylhurst University Alumni Association and the Department of Science & Mathematics.
>> Download flier
>> Register here

Marylhurst science professor Kyle Dittmer will present a practical real-world view on three environmental crises that seem to be happening at once — and steps you can take to make a better world.

  • Immerse yourself in a thought-provoking and factual view on past and future climate change and its impact on the Pacific Northwest.
  • Discuss Columbia River salmon, the complex causes of their decline and current status, and what can be done to save this icon of our region.
  • Examine the earthquake that struck Japan in 2011, lessons learned and implications for the Pacific Northwest.

Luncheon Speaker: Salmon and First Foods
Gerald Lewis, a member of the Yakama Nation and a member of the Fish & Wildlife Committee of the Yakama Tribal Council, will offer a tribal perspective.

Workshop Presenter: Kyle Dittmer
Dittmer is a USDA-certified meteorologist. He has worked for the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission for the last 14 years as a hydrologist-meterologist. He just published in Climatic Change, a major peer-reviewed scientific journal, on his long-term research and assessment of climate change regarding Columbia River salmon.

Interested in earning academic credit?

Marylhurst students interested in earning academic credit can register for the 1-credit course ENV 360. Visit http://marylhurst.edu/registration-records/register-classes/ for information about how to register for classes at Marylhurst.

Related News

See All News

Timothy Merritt Presents at Literature Conference

Timothy Merritt, English & new media student, presented An Apple Cleft in Two: Batman and Joker as Shadows of the Self in Death of the Family at the Northwest Undergraduate Literature Conference in March 2015.

Calendar

See All Events

April 13, 2015 – June 20, 2015

Nominations now being accepted for 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Submit your nomination(s) for Distinguished Alumni by June 20, 2015. Categories include: Service to Society Award. Service to Marylhurst Award. N...

READ MORE

May 04, 2015 – May 31, 2015

Streff Gallery: Art Therapy Faculty

Exhibition: Works by art therapy counseling faculty.

READ MORE

May 28, 2015 – June 15, 2015

The Art Gym: 2015 BFA Thesis Exhibition

Each year The Art Gym presents an exhibition of the work of our Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis candidates. The exhibition is the culmination of a yea...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

REFER

Refer a potential new Marylhurst student — we'll waive the application fee!

REFER A STUDENT

©2013 Marylhurst University