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How did the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens create a new landscape? What has surprised scientists about the return of birds and the renewal of life at Mount St. Helens since 1980? Join us to learn about volcanic landscapes and what they can teach about the resilience of life.Register
- Class: March 11, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Class fee: $20 members / $30 non-members
- Note: Class recordings will be sent out automatically to everyone who registered post-class. Thank you!
Join us for the all classes in the Mount St. Helens & Birds Series:
Bird’s Eye View: Living With Volcanoes in the Pacific Northwest | How the Volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest Create Unique & Changing Habitat for Birds
- March 4, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Mosaic of Change: Birding at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument | Land Management & Scientific Monitoring in the Volcanic Landscape of Mount St. Helens
- March 18, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Meet the Instructor
Gina Roberti is a geologist, naturalist and educator who grew up digging quahogs and exploring the shorelines of the Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island (the state with the largest coastline per capita!) amidst ancient metamorphic rocks of the Appalachian Mountains. Since graduating from Brown University with a degree in Geology-Biology, Gina spent several years working as a geoscience educator in various geologic regions in the western U.S., including the Colorado Plateau, Snake River Plain, Klamath-Siskiyou, North Cascades, and presently the active Cascade volcanic range. In each of these places she taught thousands of youth and adults about earth science in a variety of field-based and classroom settings.
Gina currently works with the Mount St. Helens Institute. She strongly believes in the power of education to inspire awareness, appreciation and stewardship for the natural world. When Gina is not working she can be found on long walks or cross country skis, often in the company of birds.