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Harmony Trail to Spirit Lake

Wednesday July 25th, 7:30am  ♦

This day trip will provide a good introduction to Mount St. Helens. The highlight will be a 2.5 mile (round trip) hike on the Harmony Trail to Spirit Lake and the floating log mat. In addition, we will visit an old growth forest, historic Bear Meadow, Meta Lake, and Windy Ridge. Teaching […]

Loowit and Step Canyon Hike

Thursday July 19th, 7:30am  ♦

This strenuous day hike will visit the most devastated part of the blast zone, including Loowit and Step Canyons and the Pumice Plain. Teaching will be based on a biblical creation worldview and include discussion of both catastrophic geologic processes and rapid biological recovery. Leaders will include Professor Keith Swenson. Please note […]

Forest Ecology along the Clackamas River

Saturday June 2nd, 7:30am  ♦

Come and explore the Forest Ecology of the Clackamas River with us on June 2nd!  Dr. Keith Swenson, Professor of Natural Sciences at Multnomah, will lead this trip. The upper Clackamas River drainage in the Mt. Hood National Forest is an ideal place in which to study and enjoy Oregon’s west side […]

C. S. Lewis: Anti-Darwinist

Dr. Jerry Bergman  •  July 21st, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦

Join us for our July DSA meeting, where will dive into C. S. Lewis’ views of Darwinism with Dr. Jerry Bergman!
Dr. Bergman’s talk will document the fact that Lewis was strongly opposed to Darwinism, and that Lewis was very effective in explaining why. C. S. Lewis also realized […]

Why Did God Use Bold Catastrophes In His Teaching Methods?

Brent Carter  •  June 16th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦

Join us for our June DSA meeting, where Brent Carter will show us the lessons God can teach us from the catastrophes in the earth’s geological past!
We are all familiar with laboratory experiments in High School and College that made for fun, exciting learning and were sometimes very […]

Life returns to Mount St. Helens!

Dr. Keith Swenson  •  May 19th, 9:00am to 11:30am

Noah’s Flood left the entire earth biologically devastated. Creationists believe that over the tens, hundreds and thousands of years following the Flood, living organisms recovered, eventually producing the ecosystems seen on the modern earth. But is such a belief reasonable? Is the biota really that resilient? And […]

Living Fossils

J. D. Mitchell  •  April 21st, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦

Charles Darwin coined the term “Living Fossils” to describe living plants and animals that are unchanged in appearance from fossils that have been assigned as their fossil ancestors. A modern definition for a living fossil is: “A living plant or animal that looks identical or very similar […]

An Indiana Jones Look at the New Testament

Tom Hoyle  •  March 17th, 9:00am to 11:30am ♦

For our March DSA meeting, we will find out, once again, that dead men do indeed tell tales!
Last year, Tom Hoyle was at DSA with an Indian Jones Look at the Old Testament.  This year, he comes back to talk about the New Testament!  This exciting (and accurate) […]

Novarupta: Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

Pat Roy  •  February 17th, 9:00am to 11:30am
When formed in Alaska in 1912, Novarupta was the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century. It released 30 times the volume of magma of the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens and left an area named the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes.

Almost a hundred years later, creation […]

Foundations of Life Conference 2018

Come join us at this year’s Foundations of Life Creation Conference!
You won’t want to miss what we have lined up this year, including:

Popular conference speakers: Spike Psarris, Noah and Kyle Justice, and Paul Taylor
Special “Chalk Talk” presentation
The legendary DSA Book Table
“Lunch with a Creationist” event
Kids program on Saturday
… and more!

The […]