RE: NANFA-- Orion and the Loss of natural history

Jay DeLong (
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 20:54:33 -0800

Yes, David, TESC and a few other colleges are championed in the article for
bucking the trend. By the way, their website is

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

> -----Original Message----- > From: On Behalf > Of David Lains > Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 10:34 AM > To: > Subject: NANFA-- Orion and the Loss of natural history > > > Hi Jay > > It was a great and at time saddening article. I believe The > Evergreen State > College was mentioned in it. The magazine seems to have frequent > contributions by TESC Alumni. I consider myself fortunate to have > experience a first class education in Natural History with Dr. > Steve Herman > at TESC. Even though he is an ornithologist he was more than patient with > me and my aquatic adventures. He is one of the few remaining of a dieing > breed. Thanks to him I have seen fish in the most unbelievable places > across the west half of the continent. > > In an interesting twist of fate I am no longer in the field > collecting data > as a natural historian, but rather raising fish for the cell smashers. > Maybe it will be a good day to go birding... > > David Lains > Eugene Oregon

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