Upcoming Virtual Lewis and Clark Events

February and March 2021.

Feb. 20, Saturday: Retired archaeologist for the Lolo National Forest, C. Milo McLeod shares secrets of forest fires. Join in by Zoom at 11 a.m. (Mountain time). This is one in a series of weekly talks at Travelers’ Rest State Park in Lolo, Montana, that celebrates the Salish tradition of sharing stories during the long, dark winter. More info: Storytelling Series.

Artwork: History.com

Feb. 21, Sunday: Watercraft of Lewis and Clark and the steamboat, fur-trading and military eras. A Zoom talk by noted Lewis and Clark authority John Fisher. 4 p.m. (Central time). This is one in a series of monthly Zoom talks hosted by the Missouri-Kansas Riverbend Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. If you have not previously attended one of these talks, send an email to garykimsey@yahoo.com. Include a bit of information about your connection to Lewis and Clark.

Feb. 27, Saturday: DG House and Frank Finley discuss their collaboration on a sculpture to be installed adjacent to Travelers’ Rest State Park in 2021. Join in by Zoom at 11 a.m. (Pacific time). This is one in a series of weekly talks at Travelers’ Rest State Park in Lolo, Montana, that celebrates the Salish tradition of sharing stories during the long, dark winter. More info: Storytelling Series.

March 6, Saturday: Caroline Patterson, creative writing teacher and author of Montana Women Writers: A Geography of the Heart and other works. Join in by Zoom at 11 a.m. (Pacific time) for each talk. This is one in a series of weekly talks at Travelers’ Rest State Park in Lolo, Montana, that celebrates the Salish tradition of sharing stories during the long, dark winter. More info: Storytelling Series.

March 11, Thursday:Collaborating with Beaver for Ecological Restoration” by Jakob Shockley. Live on Facebook at 1 p.m. (Pacific time). Part of a monthly series on the topic of “where nature and culture meet.” Hosted by Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Lewis & Clark National Park Association and the North Coast Watershed Association in partnership with the Fort George Brewery + Public House. (503) 861-2471. Click here for more info.

March 21, Sunday: In Their Footsteps Lecture Series” with TBA virtual online event at the Fort Clatsop Netul River Room and on Fort Clatsop YouTube Channel. 1 p.m. (Pacific time).

March 21, Sunday: Neal Bedlan will give a Zoom talk about commemorating and protecting the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail through partnerships. He is the National Park Service’s senior leader of Interpretation, Education, and Volunteer and Visitor Services for the trail. 4 p.m. (Central Time Zone). This is one of a series of monthly Zoom talks hosted by the Missouri-Kansas Riverbend Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. If you have not previously attended one of these talks, please register by emailing garykimsey@yahoo.com.

 

Just for the fun of it:

For your reading enjoyment: A 3-minute read about pawpaws, the fruit that helped the Lewis and Clark explorers. Written by Margaret Nelson of the Washington Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation.

Spotlight on three chapters of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation:

And…

Discover everything about Lewis and Clark: lewis-clark.org.  

Become a member: Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation. Visit the Foundation’s Facebook page.

 

Send your Lewis and Clark events to garykimsey@yahoo.com