Blue Mountain Television presents the premiere screening of The Secret Life of the Desert: Deserts of the Pacific Northwest at Gesa Power House Theatre on Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. Each screening will be followed by a short Q&A with the filmmakers.
The Secret Life of the Desert: Deserts of the Pacific Northwest is a series dedicated to discovery and education of the vast and complicated desert regions that host many hundreds of species of plants and animals that live in stunning landscapes that most folks will never get to see. All these living organisms survive because of relationships, dependencies and arrangements in the most arid places here in the spectacular Pacific Northwest.
Come with us as we explore these deserts from San Juan Island, Washington to Lookout Lake, Oregon and many sites in between east of the Cascade Mountains. Witness the great yellow eyes of a Long-eared Owl, the stunning beauty of a blooming Hedgehog Cactus and the bright orange spots on a gravid female Short-nosed Leopard Lizard. Take this opportunity to discover how and why these desert areas are outstanding treasures and deserve your care and attention.
The Secret Life series was created by Mike Denny and Daniel Biggs and was produced by Blue Mountain Television.
Mike Denny, the narrator, is currently a teacher, naturalist, and has contributed to many organizations such as the Audubon Society. Mike also leads field trips for Blue Mountain Land Trust, Washington Ornithological Society, and co-authored 5 books and has been a birder since age eight.
Daniel Biggs, the videographer and editor, is currently working as the production manager of Blue Mountain Television and is working on his 6th TV series.
Blue Mountain Television is the local TV station in the Walla Walla Valley which also produced Secret Life of the Forest, The Northern Blue Mountains.
Reserved seating tickets ($10) are available online or by calling the box office at 509-529-6500.
Gesa Power House Theatre is currently operating at full capacity, but will continue to follow the most recent guidance from state and county Departments of Health. Current health and safety guidelines at Gesa Power House Theatre are available online or by calling the box office.
This event is a rental by Blue Mountain Television with sponsor support from Gesa Power House Theatre. Click here to learn more about renting the theatre for your own event!