THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021 AT 7 PM – 8:30 PM
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David B. Williams will be speaking about Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound, which tells the long story of the Sound, tracing human history from the earliest records more than 12,500 years ago to present. In the book, he discusses Native people, the arrival of explorers and settlers, and how the various inhabitants adapted to place. He also weave in stories of the natural world, covering often overlooked species such as Olympia oysters, rockfish, geoduck, kelp, and herring, as well as the influence of salmon and orca on the Sound.
David B. Williams is an author, naturalist, and tour guide whose new book, Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound is a deep exploration of the stories of this beautiful waterway. He is also the author of the award-winning book Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography, as well as Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City and Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology. Williams is a Curatorial Associate at the Burke Museum. Follow him on Twitter @geologywriter.