Lecture 4 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course

Lecture: Introduction to the Natural World Course

Lecture 4 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course - Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Topics: Mount Rainier National Park

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Goodman A and B, 7-9pm

For homework to be done before class,

  • please watch this short video about the Sunrise area at Mount Rainier National Park. 
  • Read about the mountain's glaciers here, and here
  • Read about Rainier's plants here
  • Download the Mount Rainier Wildflower app, here for Android and here for apple devices.  
  • Optional reading in Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains (Matthews), pp 337-390, on mammals.
  • Mammals are elusive, but here is a guide to some that we might see on our field trip.  

Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

smart phone or tablet and writing materials

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