Ancient Palouse
Sep
9
9:00 AM09:00

Ancient Palouse

  • Walla Walla Community College Parking Lot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Want to visit the Marmes Rockshelter, which despite worldwide news coverage when discovered and excavated, is relatively unknown today?  We will travel to Palouse Falls, where Bob Carson will take us back over 15,000 years, before the end of Earth’s largest floods.

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What Lies Beneath?
Jul
1
10:00 AM10:00

What Lies Beneath?

  • Walla Walla Community College Parking Lot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Because of safety concerns just raised by the Walla Walla County, this event has been canceled. Another Mill Creek event that will not include a channel walk is in planning now. We hope to make an announcement about this second event by early July.

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Pomeroy Day
Jun
17
9:00 AM09:00

Pomeroy Day

  • Walla Walla Community College Parking Lot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Pomeroy is a pretty town in a big county that most people have never visited. That’s a mistake. To see just a few of the things that makes Pomeroy proud, we will travel by bus to the Eastern Washington Agricultural Museum.

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Peas on Earth and Malt that Matters
Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

Peas on Earth and Malt that Matters

  • Walla Walla High School Abbott Road Parking Lot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Wheat has been the agricultural king in the Blue Mountain country as long as the land has been farmed. Other crops have played important roles including sweet onions, asparagus, wine grapes, fruit orchards and many more. Not long ago, green peas were a huge part of our agricultural economy. And now, they’re almost a memory.

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Brewer Wetland
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

Brewer Wetland

Wetlands are one of the most important, and most overlooked, parts of a healthy environment. For years, both farmers and developers have spent millions of dollars draining and filling wetlands, but these areas provide critical habitat for birds and wildlife. Wetlands are a vital resource for the region’s rivers and streams, helping to store runoff and mitigate floods, then releasing that water over time during dry periods.

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Through the Lens I: Bill Rodgers and Leslie Cain
Apr
22
7:00 AM07:00

Through the Lens I: Bill Rodgers and Leslie Cain

Two very accomplished professional photographers team up for our first photography event of the season. Bill has been exploring and photographing the hills and creeks around Walla Walla for five years since moving to the Valley, and has discovered some photogenic gems. His friend, Mark, a photography instructor, also enjoys the photo ops of the region, and together they’ll share their views with you.

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Apr
14
7:00 PM19:00

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Kicking off our 2017 Learning on the Land series, the Blue Mountain Land Trust is proud to sponsor the third annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. This festival is a collection of 14 films from the South Yuba River Citizens League in Nevada City, California. Wild & Scenic presents films that speak to the environmental concerns and celebrates the natural beauty of our planet. This international tour visits over 200 communities around the globe - and on April 14 it arrives in Walla Walla!

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