TACOMA: Series offers ideas for exploring the state

April 13, 2014 

The Tacoma Mountaineers will be offering a series of Thursday evening classes on hiking destinations, cycling, geology and birding.

The series will start with a May 1 program “10 Great Geologic Features of Washington State.” Topics that will be covered include the location of these features, how each feature was formed and what you can expect to see.

The rest of the schedule:

May 22 and 29: Spring Birds Identification, Parts 1 and 2

May 5: Three Great Floods of Washington’s Past

July 3: Volcanic Washington

July 24 and 31: Summer Birds Identification, Parts 1 and 2

Aug. 7: Geologies Plate Tectonics

Aug. 21: Cyclist’s Guide to the Iron Horse Trail

Sept. 4: Geology of the Puget Sound

Oct. 2: How Glaciers Carved Washington State

Oct. 23 and 30: Fall Birds Identification, Parts 1 and 2

Nov. 6: Geologic Basics — Geologic Time

The sessions will be held at The Mountaineers Tacoma Program Center, 2302 N. 30th St., Tacoma.

The series is presented by the branch’s naturalists and hiking/backpacking committees and Kaynor Community Education.

The class times, length and fees vary by program. For details, go to tacomamountaineers.org.

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