It's a Blast: Volcano Science in Your Backyard
Join the Mount St. Helens Institute for an exciting event at the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument
Special Guest: Bill Nye the Science Guy!
Buy Your Ticket by May 10 for entrance into a special raffle. The prize? A guided hike with Bill Nye! 10 people (and the guest of their choice) will win! Get your ticket today!
Admission (without Bill Nye) event activities from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm. Tickets cost $10.00 per person.
VIP Admission (with Bill Nye) event activities from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm plus silent auction and special Wacky Science event with Bill Nye from 3:30-5:30 pm. Tickets cost $35.00 per person (kids are welcome).
Here's what you get with your Admission:
Entrance to the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument on May 16 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Exciting presentations by Mount St. Helens Researchers and Scientists-- here are just a few:
John Bishop, Ph.D.-- Life Returns to the Pumice Plain
Pat Pringle, M.S-- Eruptive History at Mount St. Helens
Peter Frenzen, Monument Scientist -- After the Blast: Ecological Recovery
Fred Swanson, Ph.D. -- The Blending of Art and Science
Hands- on science for Kids and Adults:
Build Your Own Volcano
Elk-Spotting: Find the Elk on the Pumice Plain
The Movie: View the award-winning movie on the 1980 eruption
What's in the Water?-- Aquatic Hide and Seek
Preview the new seismic exhibit coming to Mount St. Helens in May, 2010
Here's what you get with the VIP Admission:
Bill Nye's Wacky Volcano Science Presentation --Who knew volcanoes were this entertaining?
Entrance to all of the above plus the following events from 3:30-5:30 pm
Great Silent Auction Items including Guided Hikes for you and your friends, Two Tickets to anywhere Horizon Airlines flies, Dinners with Scientists and much more!
Johnston Ridge Observatory
Coldwater Lake Spirit Lake Highway (Terminus of Road) Hwy. 504 "Spirit Lake Highway" (Terminus of Road)
Hwy. 504 "Spirit Lake Highway" (Terminus of Road)
Mount St. Helens Institute
At the Mount St. Helens Institute, we are engaged in outreach to people of all ages to help ensure a deep understanding of the human connection to natural processes and the cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest's amazing and inspiring volcanic landscapes. We want you to join us as we explore the volcano in our backyard. We offer a wide variety of activities including:
* Volcano Views and Brews--a once per month (3rd Tuesday) lecture series at the Lucky Lab in NW Portland. The series includes guest speakers on topics ranging from biology to geology to art and literature. $5.00 admission.
*Volunteer Conservation Projects -- frequent projects designed to offer 1 & 2 day volunteer experiences while repairing and maintaining trails and facilities.
*Volcano U! Hands-on science, art and literature classes in the field.
*Guided Climbs to the Mount St. Helens rim.
*Guided hiking and snowshoeing adventures in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
For more information on these or other MSHI activities and events, please visit our website at www.mshinstitute.org