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The newest book from author, historian and naturalist Thayer is Hiking from Portland to the Coast (OSU Press, 2016). Mr. Thayer's previous book, Portland's Forest Hikes explores hiking Forest Park and the wooded slopes leading almost to Scappoose, Oregon. Hiking from Portland to Coast is the extension of that prior book, starting in Scappoos...
Jack Nisbet's book Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest, focuses on the discovery of the Willamette Meteorite by a Welsh farmer within the context of Ice Age floods that have shaped our current landscape, mining, tribal rights and land use issues. Books will be available for purchase at the Friends Shop in the Visitor Cent...
Author Jack Nisbet visited the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in late Spring 2016 in conjunction with BioBlitz at the Site. His opening talk, entitled "I Do Not Go Alone: Natural History Forays from Fort Vancouver," explored the history of nature and naturalists at the site. Jack Nisbet's books The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural ...