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Facebook Live—Weaving Yesterdays

June 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 3, 2020

Facebook Live—Join the naturalists at Elkhorn Slough Reserve on Facebook  for “Weaving Yesterdays”. On the first Saturday of each month until October 3, reserve Naturalists will visit different locations in the watershed to share stories of the Elkhorn Slough’s rich cultural heritage and ecological history. This series is part of the social media campaign to celebrate the fall opening of the Reserve’s new Cultural Heritage and Historical Ecology exhibit. These engaging presentations will air live on the Elkhorn Slough Reserve Facebook page and stay posted for folks to view later.

To watch visit: https://www.facebook.com/elkhornsloughreserve/

Each month the host will explore a different time period:

June: Late 1800’s Empire Gun Club
• The Empire Gun Club and early hunting records

July: 1940’s Development of the Harbor
• Drastic changes that alter the course of the Slough

Aug: Late 1700’s Mapping the Watershed
• Establishment of ranchos and early documentation of the Elkhorn Slough

Sept: Indigenous Cultural Heritage
• 8000 years of presence

Oct: Partnerships for Conservation
• Designation of the NERR and development of partnerships

This event is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant.

Image courtesy of Elkhorn Slough Foundation. The Empire Gun Club Lodge seen in disuse. Now removed, the lodge was located at modern-day “Hummingbird Island” on the Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve property.


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