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Biking Siberia, India in 3-D

"Wandering Wheels: A 3-D Photographic Exploration of Siberia and India" is the title of a University of Oregon Outdoor Program presentation by mountain bikers Christine Bosa and Marlin Peterson.

Bosa and Peterson photographed their ride through Siberian Russia and Northwest India with double-lens stereoscopic cameras, allowing them to share their slides in 3-D. Of course, 3-D glasses will be provided. The show begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Room 115 of Lawrence Hall on campus. Admission is $4 general public, $2 for UO students and OP Co-op members.

Wild turkey fund-raiser set

The McKenzie Long Toms chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual banquet and auction Feb. 12 at the Wheeler Pavilion at the Lane Events Center and Fairgrounds in Eugene. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

A variety of sporting goods, outdoor items and guns will be raffled or auctioned. Tickets are available at the chapter's booth at this weekend's boat and sportsmen's show at the Lane County Events Center and Fairgrounds or by calling Ken Nagao at 687-9600.

Feast on fungi at LCC

Cascade Mycological Society will hold its third annual "Fungal Feast!" next week at Lane Community College. LCC culinary arts program chef Clive Wanstall and his students will prepare dishes using a variety of local edible mushrooms. A description of the species used as well as a brief cooking display will precede the meal. The event begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at the northeast corner of the cafeteria in the Center Building on LCC's main campus, 4000 E. 30th Ave. Donation requested.

Ice Age Weapon focus of event

Long before the invention of the bow and arrow, early Ice Age residents of the Willamette Valley hunted with a hooked dart thrower called an atlatl (pronounced "ott-lottle"). Would-be mammoth slayers of the modern age will get a chance to craft their own atlatls during a free historical "trail talk" event Saturday at Dorris Ranch in Springfield. Participants will also be able to view mammoth bones and aim their atlatls at a mammoth target. Advance registration is required; call 736-4544.

Park closure scheduled

Starting today, William M. Tugman State Park's campground near Reedsport will be closed while workers make improvements to the electrical utility system.

The campground is expected to be closed until mid-May. Day-use facilities, including the park's reservable group picnic shelter and its boat ramp and fishing dock on Eel Lake, will remain open.

February Fossil Fest planned

OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will hold its annual Fossil Fest on Feb. 12. Event hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities include displays, a fossil swap and talks by Oregon's state paleontologist, Dr. William Orr, and by Guy DiTorrice, the "Oregon Fossil Guy."

Also, children will get a chance to cast their own fossil replicas, and the public is invited to bring in fossils to be identified by experts.
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Title Annotation:Recreation; NEWS & NOTES
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Feb 3, 2005
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