Rick Thompson, President of the Lower Columbia Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute, will present a talk titled, “Lake Missoula Flood in Your Backyard.” Rick will give an overview of what caused Glacial Lake Missoula, trace its path across eastern Washington and down the Columbia River Gorge, and then focus on the effects of the Flood in Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington that are still visible today. This Crossroads Lecture complements our traveling exhibit, “150 Years of Statehood; 150 Million Years in the Making” that illustrates how geology crafted Oregon’s landscape and natural resources and continues to shape the land and lives of its citizens. Guests are invited to view the exhibit before and/or after the talk.
Event Title: “Lake Missoula Flood in Your Backyard”
Event Date: Wednesday, November 16
Event Times: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Event Location: Washington County Museum
Event Cost: $6 Adults, $4 Seniors, Museum Members Free