Natural History Pubs

Natural History Pub Series

Bring your curiosity and appetite for food and drink to our Natural History Pub programs held at McMenamins Old St. Francis School in downtown Bend. Enjoy hearing about topics such as animal behavior, range restoration or geologic activity from the scientists involved in these projects. The series runs from September to May. Seating is limited and an RSVP is required. Registration for each Natural History Pub opens one month prior to the event.

Tuesday, November 13

Of Birds and Bugs: Sage Grouse and West Nile Virus

The greater sage grouse faces many pressures in the High Desert. West Nile virus, first detected in Oregon in 2005, is one lesser-known threat to this iconic bird of the sagebrush steppe ecosystem. Emily Weidner, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will discuss her research into this disease.

7:00 pm, doors open at 5:30 pm

Food and beverage sales in Father Luke’s Room help support this popular lecture series. Seating is limited and RSVP is required.

Free, but RSVP required as seating is limited

Winter dates to be announced soon!

At McMenamins Old St. Francis School

700 NW Bond St., Bend

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