WA State Climatologist to Speak at Libraries, February 25-27

Nick BondWashington State Climatologist Nick Bond will talk about the impacts that warming oceans and environmental degradation have on dwindling Northwest salmon populations at 3 p.m., at the Grand Coulee Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

In his talk “Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching a Plan to Save a Northwest Icon”, Bond will explore the past, present and possible future conditions for salmon. He will share lessons on how local communities have accomplished important work to support salmon runs, but also take a hard look at the realities of climate change.

If you miss the Grand Coulee presentation Bond will also be speaking at the following libraries:

Omak Public Library, 6 p.m. Feb. 26

Entiat Public Library, 4 p.m. Feb. 27

Peshastin Public Library, 6 p.m. Feb. 27

The program is part of the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. Bond is the Washington State Climatologist, which serves as an expert source of climate and weather information for state agencies. He has a PhD in atmospheric sciences from the University of Washington and is a principal research scientist with the Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean with the College of the Environment.