Association of Washington Geographers

Spring 2000 Meeting

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

April 28 & 29 2000

Report from the Meeting

The spring 2000 meeting of the Association of Washington Geographers will be hosted by Central Washington University's Geography and Land Studies Department on April 28th & 29th in Ellensburg. Members, nonmembers, and students are encouraged to attend and present the results of their research, teaching strategies and innovations, and service activities.

Meeting Agenda

Friday 28 April 2000

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration & Welcoming Social, Munson Dining Room, CWU

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner, Munson Retreat Dining Room, CWU

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Keynote Speaker: Robert Michael Pyle* "From Butterflies to Bigfoot: Observations on the Biogeography of Washington", Black Hall 150

Saturday 29 April 2000

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration

8:30 am - 10:10 am Session I: Presentations

10:10 am - 10:30 am Break

10:30 am - 12:10 pm Session II: Presentations

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch Break (on your own)

1:30 pm - 3:10 pm Session III: Presentations

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm Break

3:30 pm - 5:10 pm Session IV: Presentations

*For more information about our keynote speaker Robert Michael Pyle see our website at:


Walking distance to campus:

CWU Conference Center, Between Walnut & Anderson streets on 8th Avenue, (509) 963-1141

Five to ten minute drive to campus:

Best Western-Ellensburg Inn, 1700 Canyon Road, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 925-9801

Comfort Inn of Ellensburg, 1722 Canyon Road, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 925-7037

I-90 Inn Motel, 1390 North Dollarway, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 925-9844

Nites Inn Motel, 1200 South Ruby, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-9600

Super 8 Motel of Ellensburg, 1500 Canyon Road, Ellensburg, WA 98926 (509) 962-6888

Ellensburg Web Sites:

About the Presentations

Each participant will have a total of 20 minutes--15 minutes to present his/her material and 5 minutes to answer questions. Depending on the number of participants we may be able to accommodate those who wish to have more time for presentations. Slide and overhead projectors will be available as will computer projection equipment and Power point software.

Click for Registration Form

Mail this form with check or money order (made out to Geography Department-CWU) to:

Geography and Land Studies Department

Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA 98926