Scratching below the surface of Seattle

  • Thu Jan 23rd, 2014 5:57pm
  • Life

Herald staff

Get the dirt on the dirt under your feet from Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History director Kirk Johnson as he presents “The Real Seattle Underground: Rocks, Fossils and the Future of the Pacific Northwest” at 7 p.m. Friday.

The free lecture will be held at Meany Hall on the University of Washington campus. Parking and access to Meany Hall is at 15th Street and 41st Avenue, Seattle.

Johnson, a Seattle native, is a paleontologist who has led expeditions around the world that have resulted in the discovery of more than 1,400 fossil sites.

Registration is recommended by calling 206-543-5590 or online at the Burke Museum website, www.burkemuseum.org/events