A Deeper Vision: Wes Wehr & the Okanogan Highlands
6:30 p.m., dinner at 5:15 followed by presentation with tea, coffee, & desserts. Dinner is $9, presentation is free. Wesley Wehr was a child of western Washington who from an early age showed talent in music, visual arts, and the ability to connect with a wide variety of people. He also developed a real passion for fossils & gemstones, often traveling to eastern Washington to seek out new treasures. In this presentation Mr. Wehr combines in artistic feel for geologic time with knowledge of living & fossil plants to become one of the premier amateur paleobotanists in the world. He was instrumental in assembling the combination of scientific & local educational facilities at the current Stonerose Interpretive Center and visualized the formations between the Cascades & the Rocky Mountains as fertile ground for long-term, sustainable study.