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NOTICE:  NEW NWGS MEETING VENUE - Silver Cloud Hotel-University District



 News and Events:

  • NEW MEETING. The NWGS Monthly Meeting will be on 8 October and will feature Dr. Adam Kent, who will be presenting 'What Will Oregon's Next Volcanic Eruption Look Like?'  Click on the CALENDAR Ling for more information (posted 9/29/19).
  • NEW NEWSLETTER.  October NWGS Newsletter is now available.  Please click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted 9/29/19).
  • NEW POSITION.  Primary Assessment Program Coordinator.  Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.  Open till filled.  Click on the EMPLOYMENT Link for more infromation (posted 9/26/19).
  • UPDATED COSTS.  Costs for membership, dinner, and talk have increased.  See Payment Link for more information (posted 9/23/19).
  • Updated Link.  Washington Geological Survey.  Click on the Links link for more inforamtion (posted 8/13/19).
  • New Suggested Reading.  Subduction Top to Bottom 2. Click on the Suggested Reading List for more information (posted 8/13/19).


The Northwest Geological Society is a non-profit educational organization which provides a forum for information and discussion on Northwest geology and related topics. The Society sponsors talks by leading academic and professional geologists at its monthly meetings, conducts field trips to locales of regional geologic interest, and publishes meeting summaries and field guides based on those activities. Membership is open to anyone interested in regional geoscience issues, and includes professionals, teachers, students, and others who have an interest in this field.


2013 Fall Field Trip                                                2012 Fall Field Trip                                                 2012 Spring Field Trip

Bruce Stoker - Cadman Quarry On Treacherous Ground 2013 Fall Field Trip   Chiwaukum Schist Cheney and Map Darington Phyllite.    Near Ice Harbor Gap Palouse Falls

Bruce Stoker               On Treahcerous          2013 Fall Field Trip            Chiwaukum Schist   Eric Cheney                 Darrington Phyllite            Wallula Gap              Near Ice Harbour      Palouse Falls
Cadman Quarry           Ground                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dam