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November 2017

Janet Collins at the U.S. Geological Survey

November 1, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
U.S. Geological Survey, Leslie Holland-Bartels Conference Room 4210 University Drive on the Alaska Pacific Univ. Campus
Anchorage, AK United States
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Janet Collins at REI

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Anchorage REI, 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd, Suite A
Anchorage, AK United States
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Candace Wellman at the Cowlitz County Historical Museum

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cowlitz County Historical Museum, 405 Allen Street
Kelso, Washington 98626
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Come meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women she profiles left a lasting legacy in their Puget Sound communities.

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Lauren Danner at Browsers Bookshop

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Browsers Bookshop, 107 Capitol Way N
Olympia, WA 98501
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington's spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation in 1968.

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Janet Collins at Orca Books

November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Orca Books, 509 4th Ave. E.
Olympia, WA United States
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Lauren Danner reading at Leavenworth Public Library

November 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Leavenworth Public Library, 700 US Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington's spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation in 1968.

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Janet Collins at Edmonds Bookshop

November 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Edmonds Bookshop, 111 5th Avenue South
Edmonds, WA 98020
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Lauren Danner signing at A Book for All Seasons

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Book for All Seasons, 703 U.S. Highway 2
Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington's spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation in 1968.

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Lauren Danner at King’s Books in Tacoma

November 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
King’s Books, 218 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington's spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation in 1968.

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Lauren Danner at Eagle Harbor Books

November 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way E
Bainbridge Island, 98110
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington's spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation in 1968.

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