An Excursion on Fire and Ice
Join Whatcom County Parks interpreter David Bean for a walk through the geologic history of the Heather Meadows area.
Mountain Goats of Mt. . Baker Ranger District biologist Don Gay speaks about local mountain
A Tale of Many Volcanoes: Volcanic Rocks at Artist Point
Join Dave Tucker, Mount Baker volcanologist and research associate at Western Washington University’s Geology Department, for a geological trip back in time. Meet at 1 p.m. near the bathrooms in the Artist Point parking lot.
Learn more about how to be safe in a mountain environment from an Avalanche Safety Awareness Program educational volunteer.
Subalpine Bird Walk
Come and find out about the birds of Heather Meadows. This walk in the Bagley Lakes area, led by Forest Service Volunteer Mary-Beth Phelan, will start at the Heather Meadows Visitor. *this program is not wheelchair accessible*.
Stringing the Past Together--12 noon
Enjoy a musical presentation about the human history of the Mt. Baker area. Original songs are written and performed by local musician Jimmy Brite and wilderness ranger Luca Williams. Audience participation is encouraged. Come blow your horn for Jerry Bourn.
Subalpine Plant Walk 1 p.m.
Join Mountain Steward and former Komo Kulshan Native Plant Society club president Walt Lockwood for a guided plant walk around Bagley Lakes. *this program is not wheelchair accessible*
Mt. Baker the Stories Behind the Beauty: Reminisces of Jake Steiner as told to Virginia Hoyt, Part 1
Local historian and author Virginia Hoyt will present a slide show about the road development of the area. Jake Steiner was born in Glacier. His father homesteaded in the area in the late 1800s.
Nooksack Tribal Stories
Join Nooksack elder Tammy Cooper-Woodrich for traditional stories about the animals, plants, and people of the Nooksack River drainage.
Mt. Baker the Stories Behind the Beauty: Reminisces of Jake Steiner as told to Virginia Hoyt, Part 2
Local historian and author Virginia Hoyt will present a slide show about the trees of the area. Jake Steiner was born in Glacier. His father homesteaded in the area in the late 1800s.