[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-07-12
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Thu Jul 12 08:34:53 PDT 2012
In this Issue
1. Resources Available to Help Meet Your Museum Challenges
2. Webinar Offers Tips for Museums, Heritage Organizations
3. Columbia River Fishing Practices of the 1930s History Night Topic
RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO HELP MEET YOUR MUSEUM CHALLENGES
Looking for inspiration, new ideas, reports and trends for your museum?
Check out what resources museum professional Nicole Nathan uses to help
find answers to common questions all museums have on Oregon Heritage
Exchange at www.oregonheritage.wordpress.com.
WEBINAR OFFERS TIPS FOR MUSEUMS, HERITAGE ORGANIZATIONS
The Oregon Tourism Commission is offering “Travel Oregon 101” from 1:30
– 4 p.m., July 23, at the Travel Oregon office, 670 Hawthorne Ave. SE,
Suite 240, Salem. “Travel Oregon 101 is also available via webinar. The
program introduces Oregon's tourism and hospitality industry and shows
how to take advantage of the programs and partnerships available through
Focused toward managers of business related to tourism, including
heritage organizations, museums, and interpretive centers, topics
include advertising, free customer service training, domestic media and
public relations, industry relations, international markets and media,
niche markets, marketing to visitors, partnerships, publications,
research, tourism product development, travel trade, visitor
information, and Travel Oregon's family of websites for visitors, as
well as for Oregon's tourism and hospitality industry. Each participant
will receive a resource reference folder.
Those who register and indicate they will attend via webinar will
receive a link to the event a few days prior, with directions on how to
connect to the “Travel Oregon 101” session. For more information, visit
COLUMBIA RIVER FISHING PRACTICES OF THE 1930S HISTORY NIGHT TOPIC
Steve Lehl and Chuck Rollins will present “Early Fishing on the
Columbia River: From Native Americans to Commercial Practices of the
1930s” at 6:30 p.m., July 31 at McMenamins Edgefield Power Station
Theater, 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale. The talk chronicles the
diversity of people, fishing practices and fish species, from the mouth
of the Columbia through the Gorge, and includes a collection of rarely
seen images featuring the history of fishing on the Columbia River and
For more information, visit www.oregonencyclopedia.org (
http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/ ) .
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documenting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Oregon's heritage.
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