SoCo Culture’s ‘Engaging Trees’ Speaker Series kicks off tonight in Des Moines


SoCo Culture’s Engaging Trees Speaker Series, which explores the vital role of trees in our lives begins TONIGHT – Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 – in Des Moines.

This free event will include a panel discussion featuring Joanna Nelson de Flores/Forterra, Ken Workman/Duwamish Tribe, Linda McClamrock/artist, and Rose Clark of the Des Moines Memorial Drive Preservation Committee.

This FREE series has been curated by SoCoCulture and is made possible by the Port of Seattle Airport Communities Ecology Fund and the fiscal sponsorship of the Highline Heritage Museum, with additional support provided by 4Culture, the Des Moines Historical Society and KCLS.

More info at SoCoCulture.org/calendar/.

It will start at 7 p.m. at the Des Moines Odd Fellows Hall, 728 S. 225th Street, Des Moines (map below).

  • Wednesday, September 19, 7 PM – The Cultural Value of Trees
    Panel discussion featuring Joanna Nelson de Flores/Forterra, Ken Workman/Duwamish Tribe, Linda McClamrock/artist, Rose Clark/Des Moines Memorial Drive Preservation Committee
    Des Moines Odd Fellows Hall, 728 S 225th Street, Des Moines
  • Saturday, October 13, 9 AM – A Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees
    Led by writer/naturalist Jim Demetre, with Spanish language interpretation available; 
Des Moines Creek Trail, 2151 S 200th Street (overflow parking at Angle Lake Light Rail Garage)
  • Sunday, November 18, 2 PM – What People Can Learn From Trees
Speaker Lynda Mapes, author of “Witness Tree” and Seattle Times environmental reporter 
Burien Library, 400 SW 152nd Street, Burien



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