Out & About

By Al Thomas, Columbian Outdoors Reporter



Oregon Bass and Panfish Club to meet Oct. 25 in east Portland

PORTLAND — The Oregon Bass and Panfish Club will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave.

The program will include a presentation about invasive species by Portland State University’s Center for Lakes and Reservoirs.

Registration open for boating safety class scheduled for Oct. 27

Registration is open for a boating safety class on Oct. 27 at the Clark County Public Works Maintenance and Operations Conference Center, 4700 N.E. 78th St., Room B1.

A joint effort of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and Clark County Marine Patrol, the class begins at 8:30 a.m. and continues until 5 p.m. The cost is $10 per person or $20 for a family of three or more.

Navigation rules, equipment requirements, boating laws and other safety skills are offered in the class. The class meets the needs for both the Washington and Oregon boater education card.

Children need to be age 12 or older.

To register, call 360-256-2991 or 503-799-5250.

Free program to be offered Sunday on ancient Northwest fisheries

CASCADE LOCKS — A free program entitled “13,000 Years of Northwest Fisheries” will be presented at 1 p.m. Sunday at Bradford Island Visitor Center.

Virginia Butler, professor of anthropology at Portland State University, will display fish records from more than 75 Columbia Basin archaeological sites to show fish abundance and distribution.

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