Motion of the Mountain, a 40th Eruptiversary Commemoration!

What was the significance of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens and how did it affect people before and after? Learn through a special guest presentation by Alysa Adams, interpretive ranger at Washington State Parks.

Grades: K-5 (learners of all ages are welcome!)

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Watch the video below to listen to Alysa Adams, interpretive specialist with Washington State Parks, chat about her career path!

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