Out & About



Mount Adams conference slated

TROUT LAKE — Registration is open through Nov. 4 for a conference entitled “Mount Adams in a Warming Climate’’ on Nov. 11 at Trout Lake School.

The conference will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The school is on the east side of state Highway 141 entering town.

Registration is $25 per person and includes lunch and refreshments. Registration and payment can be made at the door, but a seat and lunch are not guaranteed.

To register in advance, go online to http//:MtAdamsFriends.org or call Bob Vocke at 509-493-2232.

Speakers and their topics include Darryl Lloyd, “Mount Adams: a Geographic Overview; archeologists Cheryl Mack and Rick McClure, “Human Ecology, Culture and History of Mount Adams; Andrew Fountain, “Twentieth Centur Glacier Change on Mount Adams; Jeremy Littell, “The View from Timberline: Climate Impact on Alpine and Subalpine Ecosystems,’’ and Robert Scheller, “Management Options for Minimizing Wildfire Risks and Maximizing Carbon Storage in Western Forests Under Future Climate Changes.

Columbia River advisers sought

Nominations are due by Nov. 15 for candidates to serve on the Columbia River Recreational Fishing and Columbia River Commercial Fishing advisory groups.

Each group meets three to four times a year to discuss salmon, steelhead and sturgeon fishing issues. The advisers assist the Washington and Oregon departments of Fish and Wildlife develop fishing seasons, minimize conflicts between sport and commercial grops and implement annual marketing plans.

Committee members will be selected by the two state fish and wildlife directors. They will serve from January 2012 through the end of 2014. Any group or individual may submit a nomination.

Nominations should include the following: A resume with contact information and a statement describing the nominee’s fishing experience, interest in serving on the committee and ability to communicate with constituents.

All nominations may be mailed to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, 2108 Grand Blvd., Vancouver, 98661, by email to teamvancouver@dfw.wa.gov or by fax to 360-906-6776.

Casting clinic set for Oct. 29

BATTLE GROUND — The Clark-Skamania Flyfishers’ annual free Fall Fly Casting Clinic will begin at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 29 at Lewisville Park, 26411 N.E. Lewisville Highway.

The clinic is for casters of all skill levels. It will continue until noon.

Instructors will cover basic equipment, casting fundamentals, advanced casts, casting of heavier rods and lines for steelhead plus a demonstration of steelhead fishing techniques.

Bass club meets Oct. 27

PORTLAND — The Oregon Bass and Panfish Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at the East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave. Hobart Manns will present a program about ice fishing.