MUKILTEO, WA—Monday’s 11:30 a.m. brownbag lunch meeting of SnoPIN, Snohomish County’s Public Information Officer Network (SnoPIN) features a presentation on “Volcanoes In Our Own Backyard” by Carolyn Driedger, a Hydrologist/Outreach Coordinator for the Cascades Volcano Observatory located in Vancouver, WA.
The brownbag meeting will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mukilteo Fire Department classroom, 10400 47th PL W.
Driedger is a member of the US Geological Survey and actively participated in the state’s Joint Information Center established during the September 2004 Mount St. Helen’s re-activation. The SnoPIN meeting is open to all communications professionals.
Volcanoes in the Cascade Range closest to Snohomish County include Mount Baker and Glacier Peak. Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Adams are located south of our area but still within Washington State.
For more information on volcano activity in our ‘Ring of Fire’ go to: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov.
SnoPIN is a group of Snohomish County public information officer/communications professionals interested in skill enhancement and public service via crisis assistance.