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The Eagle Creek Fire, Its Place in Time, Ecology & History w/Jurgen Hess

September 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$5.00 – $15.00

The Eagle Creek Fire – Its Place in Time, Ecology & History

Jurgen Hess will present a program about the devastating 2017 Eagle Creek Fire along with stunning & powerful imagery on Friday, September 14.

Join us in revisiting this and other large, consuming fires in the Gorge, including the Dollar Lake Fire and the recent Substation Fire. The emotional, financial and ecological impacts, good and bad, will be explored.

An award winning photographer/photojournalist, Hess spent 34 yrs working for the US Forest Service. He served on the Columbia Gorge Commission representing the Federal Government. He was an instrumental recipient of the Hammer Award from VP Al Gore for his planning of our own Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum.

Photographic Awards

  • National Geographic Editors Favorite
  • Ruralite magazine
  • Columbia Center for the Arts
  • Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Award

Menu: Meatloaf, gourmet mac & cheese, fresh heirloom tomato salad, & dessert.

Jurgen Hess


September 14, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$5.00 – $15.00
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Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum
5000 Discovery Drive
The Dalles, Oregon 97058
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541.296.8600 #201