Klickitat Butterflies, Bugs, and Blooms

May 14, 2016

Led by guides Caitlin LaBar, Arthur Dunn and Marianne Pike, the Klickitat River Canyon is an excellent area for enjoying butterflies, bugs, dragonflies, and beautiful wildflowers. Just north of Lyle, there is also an isolated population of rare butterfly milkweed right next to a spring of naturally carbonated mineral water. On this new […]

Deschutes Wildlife Hike

April 23, 2016
Plentiful wildlife and sunny weather usually greet us on this leisurely 4½ mile round trip walk along the Lower Deschutes River. Some of us may choose to “walk the extra mile” to find petrified wood and discuss the Flood conditions that fossilized it. Led by Steve Hayley, John Hergenrather, and Marianne Pike, we’ll encounter a variety […]

Wildflowers & Gorge Mysteries

This fun-packed, hands on day trip is similar to our March 12 trip. But we will take less time to collect cobbles and petrified wood and more time to enjoy the wildflowers in the area. Flowers as well as migratory birds and other wildlife are abundant in springtime in the East Columbia River Gorge. With […]

Mysteries of the Columbia River Gorge

Come with us Saturday, March 12th, and discover the Creation Mysteries of the Columbia Gorge!  We’ll take several short hikes, and collect cobbles transported 400 miles by Noah’s Flood.  We’ll also find some petrified wood.  In some places this wood is only charcoaled and is still burnable, even though it is supposed to be 15-16 million years old! On […]

Geology and Fossils of the Central Oregon Coast

February 5-7, 2016

The “base camp” for this special family weekend is South Beach State Park, just south of Newport, OR. On this 3 day/2 night adventure, you will learn amazing evidences for God’s special creation and the Flood and subsequent Ice Age that you may never have imagined seeing at the beach. Highlights will include […]

October 10th: Creation Mysteries of the Columbia Gorge

Come with us and discover the Creation Mysteries of the Columbia Gorge!  This is the same adventure as the field trips we led on April 11th and June 13th.  We’ll take several short hikes, and collect cobbles transported 400 miles by Noah’s Flood.  We’ll also find some petrified wood.  In some places this wood is only charcoaled and […]