Sawtooth Forum and Lecture Series
Beginning in 2008 the SA has sponsored the annual Sawtooth Forum and Lecture Series. These programs provide visitors and locals the opportunity to hear experts in local history, fish and wildlife, geology, environmental issues, and the arts share their work and latest research results related to this magical Sawtooth-Salmon River country. What fun to learn more about the special critters, characteristics and culture that make this a very, very, special place! Past presentations have included pronghorn antelope, rare flowers and plants, Whitebark Pine ecology, fire ecology, wolverines, wolves, salmon, and raptor ecology featuring live birds of prey. Geologists have explained how the Sawtooth Valley was formed and about the recently discovered Sawtooth Earthquake fault! Historians have shared the history of the conservation movement in the West, Native Americans, and of the early settlers, miners, ranchers and scientists in the Sawtooth country. Local writers and poets have shared their work as well.
These programs are free of charge (donations accepted!). This fascinating and wide ranging lecture series is sponsored by SA and would not be possible without the generous community support of Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch, Sawtooth Society, Redfish Lake Lodge, National Environmental Education Foundation, the Val A. Browning Foundation, and other individual donors. We cannot thank these generous organizations and individuals enough for their essential financial support! We look forward to seeing you at these fascinating and informative presentations.
Forum and Lecture Series are held every Friday in July and August at 5pm at the Stanley Museum.
Gary Ferguson, author and Dr. Mary Clare
Full Ecology: Where Nature Meets Community
Aboriginal Use of the Sawtooth Valley from Precontact to Present
Earthquakes in Central Idaho: Why, Where and How Often
Tony Latham, retired Idaho Fish and Game Officer
Undercover with Idaho’s Poachers and Writing About It
Alejandro Flores, PhD
Climate and Climate Change in Idaho’s Rocky Mountains
Jesse Logan, PhD
Ghost Forests of the White Cloud Mountains
Glenn Thackray, PhD
Geology and Hazards of the Sawtooth Fault
Dammed to Extinction