Aero Methow honors Reiber
Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp will host an open house on Saturday (May 30) to acknowledge Rob Reiber’s 26 years of volunteer service. The free event will be from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Parking will be available at Cascade Bible Church. For more information, call 997-4013.
Our treasured landscape
The Methow Valley Interpretive Center’s Last Sunday event on Sunday (May 31) will be a presentation by Natalie Kuehler of the National Forest Foundation, who will talk about “The Majestic Methow: a Treasured Landscape,” a collaboration between the foundation and the U.S. Forest Service to undertake local restoration projects. Kuehler is based at the Forest Service office in Winthrop. The free event begins at 5 p.m. For more information, call 997-4904.
The lowdown on Mazama project
Want to know more about all that construction going on at the Mazama parking lot? On June 4, representatives from Methow Trails, the Mazama Advisory Committee, Mazama Community Club and private owners will offer a presentation and answer questions about plans for the lot and adjacent properties. The free event begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call (509) 341-4259.
Birds and much more
“Look Up. Birds and Other Natural Wonders” is the title of the Methow Conservancy’s First Tuesday program on June 2 at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Naturalist and author Woody Wheeler will be the presenter. The free event begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 996-2870.
Carlton Complex impacts
“It’s Complex: The 2014 Methow Fires, Ecological Effects, and Recovery” is a special program that will be presented by the Methow Conservancy on June 6 at the Mazama Community Club. The free event begins at 7:30 p.m. Co-sponsored with the Seattle Mountaineers as part of National Trails Day, the event will feature the Conservancy’s Julie Grialou, a conservation biologist, who will cover the 2014 Carlton Complex Fire, the impact on flora and fauna, short- and long-term ecological effects, and how the affected areas are starting to recover ecologically. For more information, call 996-2870.
Mothering Group at Room One
Room One in Twisp is starting a new Mothering Group beginning June 11 and continuing on Thursdays for four weeks from 10 a.m. – noon. The free sessions will be facilitated by Lori Valentine and Elana Mainer. The series will follow the PEPS format, and will provide expectant moms and mothers of babies aged 0 to 12 months an opportunity to come together each week to share the joys and challenges of parenthood, and develop confidence in their parenting abilities. For more information, call 997-2050.