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Below you will find an archive of Coastal Interpretive Center monthly newsletters. Browse through the issues below, or follow the link located at the bottom of this page to subscribe.


2019 Sep-Oct Email News (Oct 2019)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 5 Issue 5 September-October 2019 "I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house." Nathaniel Hawthorne_______________________ Photo: Seamus O'Connor President's Ponderings  by Nancy Eldridge, President A New Board—and A New Year Every October, the CIC membership elects board members to fill the seats of expired board terms.  This year, three new board membe

2019 Jul-Aug Email News (Aug 2019)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 5 Issue 4 July-August 2019 "The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever"_________Jacques Cousteau  Photo: M M Guhin President's Ponderings  by Nancy Eldridge, President Strategic Planning—Again???  Watch us grow! At the risk of being redundant—have I talked about strategic planning lately?  OK, yes, I know I have, but now the CIC has gotten really serious about

2019 May-Jun Email News (Jun 2019)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 5 Issue 3 May-June 2019 "To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wildflower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, An eternity in an hour."_________William Blake                                              Photo: Saoirse Guhin Messages President's Ponderings  by Nancy Eldridge, P

2019 Mar-Apr Email News (Apr 2019)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 5 Issue 2 March-April 2019 Rolling, rolling…. rolling on a river.  A paddle wheeler cruise ship  sails the mighty Columbia River passing by Skamokwa, WA. The Columbia comprises the southern coast of Washington state.  It serves an important role in the eco-system of the Pacific coast, serving as a freshwater nursery for salmon and other marine species.  In addition, organic nutrients flowing out of the riv

2019 Jan-Feb Email News (Feb 2019)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 5 Issue 1 January-February 2019 The artistic beauty of coastal flora... ...and the artistic beauty of manmade objects observed along the coastal waters. Photos S. Linnane “Never a day passes but that I do myself the honor to commune with some of nature's varied forms”   George Washington Carver Messages President's Ponderings  by Nancy Eldridge, President What is Cu

2018 Nov-Dec Email News (Dec 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 8 November-December 2018 Photo T. Wischer Messages Reflections from Under the Lone Tree by Jim Nagan, Immediate Past President To truly savor our coastal environment in the winter months, one must also savor outdoor excursions in the wind, the rain and the chilly temperatures.  Writer/naturalist Henry Beston noted that:  “The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the

2018 Sep-Oct Email News (Oct 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 7 September-October 2018 Coastal Interpretive Center is currently open Saturday & Sunday, 10-4. It will also be open Friday, November 23, 10-4. Please check the website www.interpretivecenter.org frequently for additional seasonal openings. The sun sets as if to mark the finish of another successful 12 months at the Center. photo: J. Nagan Reflections from Under the Lone Tree The Lone Tree was a

2018 Jul-Aug Email News (Aug 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 6 July-August 2018 Smoky haze as the sun rises in Ocean Shores photo: J. Nagan Reflections from Under the Lone Tree The Lone Tree was a late 19th century - early 20th century coastal navigation landmark situated near the present day site of the Interpretive Center. A 2nd generation descendant of the Lone Tree will be planted at the Center in 2018. by Jim Nagan President, Board of Directors Su

2018 May-Jun Email News (Jun 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 5 May-June 2018 June: Pankwuhlá  - Time of the Salmonberries From the Quinault Indian Nation picture: alaskafloatsmyboat.com Reflections from Under the Lone Tree The Lone Tree was a late 19th century - early 20th century coastal navigation landmark situated near the present day site of the Interpretive Center. A 2nd generation descendant of the Lone Tree will be planted at the Center in 2018.

2018 April Email News (Apr 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 4 April 2018 April: Pangwah?ám huhnshahá?  - Time When the Geese Go By From the Quinault Indian Nation photo by John Benson Reflections from Under the Lone Tree The Lone Tree was a late 19th century - early 20th century coastal navigation landmark situated near the present day site of the Interpretive Center. A 2nd generation descendant of the Lone Tree will be planted at the Center in 2018.

2018 March Email News (Mar 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 3 March 2018 March: Panja'ns - Time of the Sprouts From the Quinault Indian Nation Reflections from Under the Lone Tree The Lone Tree was a late 19th century - early 20th century coastal navigation landmark situated near the present day site of the Interpretive Center. A 2nd generation descendant of the Lone Tree will be planted at the Center in 2018. by Jim Nagan President, Board of Directors

2018 February Email News (Feb 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 2 February 2018 Willows a'bloomin, sure sign of spring_____ Photo: Jim Nagan February: Panlaleah-kilech - Time of the Beach Willow From the Quinault Indian Nation Reflections from Under the Lone Tree The Lone Tree was a late 19th century - early 20th century coastal navigation landmark situated near the present day site of the Interpretive Center. A 2nd generation descendant of the Lone Tree will be plant

2018 January Email News (Jan 2018)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 4 Issue 1 January 2018 January: Panpamas - Time of Cold From the Quinault Indian Nation Photo: Jim Nagan Reflections from Under the Lone Tree The Lone Tree was a late 19th century - early 20th century coastal navigation landmark situated near the present day site of the Interpretive Center. A 2nd generation descendant of the Lone Tree will be planted at the Center in 2018. by Jim Nagan President, Board of Di

December 2017 Email News (Dec 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 12 December 2017 Upcoming Center Events Lecture: Nautilus Live and the Quinault Canyon Exploration Thursday: 6:30 pm January 18, 2018 at HomePort Restaurant Banquet Room, 857 Point Brown Ave NE Our next raffle will be starting soon. Look for an opportunity to win a beautiful Alaskan scene lithograph “Morning in Valdez" by the well-known artist Nancy Stonington Taylor. Link Link Link

November 2017 Email News (Nov 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 11 November 2017 Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Beach Reads Walter's Weather Director's Report News Upcoming Center Events Beachcombing ID from A to Z Sunday: 2:00 pm December 3 at Coastal Interpretive Center Lecture: How Razor Clam Seasons Are Established Alan Rammer Thursday: 6:30 pm December 21 at HomePort Restaurant Banquet Room, 8

October 2017 Email News (Oct 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 10 October 2017 Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Beach Reads Walter's Weather Director's Report News Upcoming Center Events Lecture: John Turnow, Villian or Victim? Bill Lindstrom, author Thursday: 6:30 pm November 16 at HomePort Restaurant Banquet Room, 857 Point Brown Ave NE Starting November 20 WHALE TAIL DAYS! Look for displays at lo

September 2017 Email News (Sep 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 9 September 2017 Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Beach Reads Walter's Weather Director's Report News Upcoming Center Events Spaghetti Dinner Saturday: 5 pm - 8 pm October 7 at VFW Post 8956, 953 Trent Ct. SE Lecture: Rayonier, 90 Years of Timber Management Thursday: 6:30 pm October 19 at HomePort Restaurant Banquet Room, 857 Point Brow

August 2017 Email News (Aug 2017)
We still need your donations for the September 1 yard sale! COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 8 August 2017 Donations for Sept. 1 Yard Sale accepted Monday - Friday 9 - 11 at VFW Post 8956 or call 360-591-7595. Remember: Coastal Interpretive Center switches to Fall/Winter hours starting September 5. Open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 10 am to 4 pm. Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Beach Reads Walter's Wea

July 2017 Email News (Jul 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 7 July 2017 Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Beach Reads Walter's Weather Director's Report Introducing... News Docent's Corner Upcoming Center Events Ecology Youth Program One remaining! Wednesday day camp: 9 am - 3 pm Aug 2 Age 10 and up. Explore Freshwater Ecology. Free to participants, but sign up is required and limited

June 2017 Email News (Jun 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 6 June 2017 Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Tunicates Walter's Weather Director's Report Introducing... Upcoming Center Events Ecology Youth Program Wednesday day camps: 9 am - 3 pm July 12, 19, 26, Aug 2 Age 10 and up. Subjects explored will be (one per day) Marine Ecology, Forestry & Native Flora, Freshwater Ecology, Native Birds & Wildl

May 2017 Email News (May 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 5 May 2017 Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Yard Sale Walter's Weather Docent's Corner Upcoming Center Events Coastal Interpretive Center will be closed June 17, 2017 in remembrance of Gene L. Woodwick 8/6/1939 - 5/4/2017 The service will be held at 1:00 pm, Immanuel Baptist Church, 1200 Soule Ave, Hoquiam, WA. Ecology Youth Program Wednesd

April 2017 Email News (Apr 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 4 April 2017 Index: (click on title to jump to the item) About Us Volunteers Arbor Day Walter's Weather Docent's Corner Upcoming Center Events Garage Sale Donations Needed! Make your garage happy and make the VFW & CIC happy too! We want a record-breaking sale for these two worthy non-profits. We have the best and largest INDOOR venue yet, let's fill it up ! Donations ar

March 2017 Email (Mar 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 3 March 2017 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 Every Day beginning Saturday, April 1 Starting May 15 we will open at 10. Center contact info: 360-289-4

February 2017 Email (Feb 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 2 February 2017 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 Saturday & Sunday Daily openings will begin in April. Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726

January 2017 Email (Jan 2017)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 3 Issue 1 January 2017 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 Saturday & Sunday Daily openings will begin in April. Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726;

December 2016 Email (Dec 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 12 December 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 10 - 4 Saturday & Sunday 10 - 2 Monday Holiday schedule: Open December 26 - 30 10am to 4pm, Closed December 31

November 2016 Email (Nov 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 11 November 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 10 - 4 Saturday & Sunday 10 - 2 Monday Holiday schedule: Closed December 24 & 25, Open December 26 - 30 10am to

October 2016 Email (Oct 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 10 October 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 10 - 4 Saturday & Sunday 10 - 2 Monday Holiday schedule: Closed Thanksgiving Day, Open 11/25 - 27 Closed December

September 2016 Email (Sep 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 9 September 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 10 - 4 Saturday & Sunday Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocean Shores, W

August 2016 Email (Aug 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 8 August 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 EVERY DAY through September 19 Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocea

July 2016 Email (Jul 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 7 July 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 EVERY DAY until September. Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocean Shore

June 2016 Email (Jun 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 6 June 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 EVERY DAY until September. Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocean Shore

May 2016 Email (May 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 5 May 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 EVERY DAY until September. Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocean Shores

April 2016 Email (Apr 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 4 April 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 EVERY DAY until September. Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocean Shor

March 2016 Email (Mar 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 3 March 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 EVERY DAY starting Friday, April 1. Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE O

February 2016 Email (Feb 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 2 February 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 WEEKENDS Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocean Shores, WA 98569

January 2016 Email (Feb 2016)
COASTAL GLIMPSES Vol 2 Issue 1 January 2016 Coastal Glimpses is published by the Coastal Interpretive Center, whose mission is: to educate the public concerning natural and man-made environments through presentation of the history and ecology of Washington State’s coastal life. www.interpretivecenter.org Center hours: 11 - 4 WEEKENDS Center contact info: 360-289-4617 P.O. Box 726; 1033 Catala Ave SE Ocean Shores, WA 98569




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