Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak on crows at the Pub Night Talk. Photo courtesy of UW Bothell

Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak on crows at the Pub Night Talk. Photo courtesy of UW Bothell

‘The Crows of Puget Sound’

University of Washington Bothell will host a Pub Night Talk at McMenamins that will focus on crows.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 8:30am
  • Life

Doug Wacker, assistant professor in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak at the pub Night Talk at McMenamins.

Wacker will give a presentation titled “Cacophony of Caws: The Crows of Puget Sound”. The event will take place at Hayne’s Hall, McMenamins Anderson School on 18607 Bothell Way NE from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 26.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the event will explain the thousands of crows that gather on the UW Bothell campus in a cacophony of caws. Wacker is leading research into what the crows might be saying to each other before roosting in the wetlands.

The event is free and open to the public, all ages are welcome. Seating is first come, first served and the talk followed by a Q&A.

Locals can find more information at https://www.uwb.edu/advancement/speakers or https://www.mcmenamins.com/history.

More in Life

Photo by Rosemary Dai Ross
                                Carolynne Wilcox, Devika Bhagwat and Cindy Giese French in As If Theatre’s first production, “The Clean House” last year.
As If Theatre celebrates successful first year in Kenmore; looks forward to 2020

The theater company announces its spring show, “The Cake.”

From left to right: the city of Bothell’s Christi Cox and Friend of North Creek Forest’s Paula Quigg and Melissa Gugala. Blake Peterson/staff photo
Friends of North Creek Forest, city organize work party on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Community members and other groups came out for the gathering.

From left: students Riley Retinger, Abby Smith, Mimmi Hubbard and Sadie Rabinowitz. Photo by Calah Webb
‘It’s one of my favorite places to be’: School of Rock Issaquah gears up for January shows

In January, students will be paying homage to the Beatles, Black Sabbath, Chris Cornell and others.

Courtesy photo
                                Bothell resident Patricia Wangen participated in the Community Action Training School (CATS).
Bothell woman creates environmental education program at Northshore Senior Center

Community Action Training School helped Wangen with her project.

Sue Freeman was recognized as the human services champion of the year by the North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA) at the organization’s annual awards program held on Dec. 3. Photo courtesy of Michael Powell
Northshore volunteer named human services champion of the year

Sue Freeman was recognized as the human services champion of the year by the North Urban Human Services Alliance (NUHSA).

Bothell’s Anderson earns Eagle Scout award

For his project Daniel Anderson organized and led volunteers to remove and install new fence posts at Cascade Park.

Stephanie Quiroz/staff photo
                                During the week of Nov. 18-25, community members filled shoeboxes with school supplies, toys and hygiene items to send to children in need around the world.
Bothell’s My Story Church participates in global Christmas project

National collection week for Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts were collected Nov. 18-25.

Courtesy photo 
                                North Creek’s upcoming performance of “Elf: the Musical” is based on the holiday film starring Will Ferrell.
North Creek High School debuts ‘Elf: The Musical’

There will be performances this weekend and next weekend, with shows at 7 p.m. and a 2 p.m. show on Dec. 14.

63 NSD students to perform at all-state music conference

Student musicians will represent their schools at the 2020 Washington Music Educators Conference from Feb. 14-16 in Yakima.

Dora Gyarmati. Photo by Nityia Photography
Three simple rules for the holiday

A monthly column about mindfulness.

Boy scouts representing Troop 622 collected donations at the entrances of the Bothell Fred Meyer from Nov.14-16. The scouts collected 5,608 pounds of non-perishable food donations and $536 in cash donations. Top row from left, Aiden Simons, Alex Marquess, Gavin Gardino Andrew Elley, Dylan Swierstra and Jack Connor. Bottom Row: Tom Nelson, Sam Thomas, Ryan Waldrop and Ian Miller. Photo courtesy of of Boy Scouts Troop 622
Bothell Boy Scout Troop 622 collects donations for food bank

They collected 5,608 pounds of non-perishable food donations and $536 in cash was raised.