Seattle’s Burke Museum exhibit on removal of Elwha River dam comes to WWU

Western Libraries and Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment host “Elwha: A River Reborn,” a new traveling exhibit from Seattle’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, from Monday, Oct. 6, through Dec. 30 in Western Libraries Special Collections on the sixth Floor of Wilson Library. The exhibit explores the people, places, and history behind the largest dam removal project ever undertaken.

In conjunction with the exhibit, a variety of events will be offered throughout fall quarter, including two Huxley College Speaker Series events and two screenings of the film “Return of the River” (with director John Gussman in attendance), one on campus and one at Pickford Film Center.

Details: Clarissa Mansfield, Clarissa.Mansfield@wwu.edu, 360-650-3052.