Darwin Day events in Oregon

At 6:30 p.m. on February 9, Michael Blouin of Oregon State University will speak on “Evolution in Captivity: Fitness of Hatchery and Wild Salmon” in room 223 of Jefferson Hall on the Forest Grove campus of Pacific University. The event, Pacific University’s third annual Darwin Day keynote address, is free and open to the public. For further information, visit here.

At 5:30 p.m. on February 11, Edward Davis of the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History will speak on “Oregon’s Saber-toothed Salmon: A Story of Natural and Sexual Selection” at the museum, 1680 E. 15th Ave. in Eugene. The lecture is free with museum admission ($3.00; $2.00 for youth). For further information, visit here.

And from noon to 4:00 p.m. on February 12, it’s family day at the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History: “Make a mask of your favorite animal, join a scavenger hunt, see fossils from the paleontology vaults, and enjoy cake in celebration of Darwin’s birthday.” Admission is $5.00 for families; free for museum members. For further information, visit here.

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