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Library U Humanities Series: After the Blast - Mt. St. Helens 40 Years Later
After the Blast – Mt. St. Helens 40 Years Later. Biologist Eric Wagner takes us on a journey through the 1980 volcano blast zone, now known as the greatest natural experiment in Pacific Northwest history.
After the Blast - Mt. St. Helens 40 Years Later. Presented by author and biologist Eric Wagner. On May 18, 1980, the world watched in awe as Mount St. Helens erupted, killing 57 people and causing hundreds of square miles of destruction. Everyone thought it would take ages for life to return to the mountain, but scientists who visited soon after were stunned to find plants sprouting up through the ash and animals skittering around downed trees. Eric Wagner takes us on a journey through theView more
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As of now, the speaker is planning to attend in person. The series is free, but space may be limited for social distancing. Masks and proof of vaccination will be required, and the sliding doors to the adjoining main library can be opened for more room.
1270 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island, WA