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January 2019


  • 8 January 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Dr. Kevin Pogue (Whitman College) Tasting Geology Wine: Terroir and Am. Viticulture Areas
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Talaris Conference Center, 4000 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgssecretary@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

 

  • 12 February 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Michael Holland. Reconstruction of Dinosaur Fossils
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Talaris Conference Center, 4000 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgssecretary@gmail.com

  • 12 February 2019: NWGS Student Poster Session Competition Applications due at NOON.

    For more information contact NWGS Student Poster Chair Maura O'Brien at 206-459-1495 or email at NWGSposter@gmail.com

    Poster Competition Announcement

  • 12 March 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Liz Schermer (WWU) Paleoseismic Trenching/Active Tectonics Near Port Angeles
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Talaris Conference Center, 4000 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgssecretary@gmail.com

  • March 2019: NWGS Student Poster Session Competition application confirmation and comments to participants.

    For more information contact NWGS Student Poster Chair Maura O'Brien at 206-459-1495 or email at NWGSposter@gmail.com

    Poster Competition Announcement

  • 9 April 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Wayne Ranney. Carving of the Grand Canyon
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Talaris Conference Center, 4000 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgssecretary@gmail.com

  • 7 May 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting

  • 7 May 2019: NWGS Student Poster Session Competition

    First Prize $500
    Second Prize $200

    Location: Talaris Conference Center.

    For more information contact NWGS Student Poster Chair Maura O'Brien at 206-459-1495 or email at NWGSposter@gmail.com

    Poster Competition Announcement

  • May 2019: NWGS Field Trip
    Leader:  Jim O'Connor, Missoula Floods

  • 27 June - 7 July 2019: GeoAdventures Field Trip
    Leader:  Tom Williams
    Dolo-Slov Rocks!  Dolomites of Italy
    Contact Kathleen Goodman (
    kathleen.goodman@woodplac.com ) for more information. 
    Contact Kathleen Goodman by 1 October to reserve your space.
    Further information: Williams GeoAdventures Dolo-Slovo 2019 Flier.pdf
    Also, our field trip leader for the June 2019 Italy/Slovenia trip, Tom Williams, has a deadline to sign up and make the $800 deposit to him by October 1, 2018.   I attached a flyer for the trip he did in June 2018.  Folks can contact me for more details at Kathleen.goodman@woodplc.com or  pay by personal or cashier's check to Williams GeoAdventures, 101 Ross Street, #4, Cotati, CA  94931.  Trip participants can also transfer funds directly to Tom Williams using Venmo but he does not take credit cards.  Tom Williams will mail out an application packet in October after receiving the deposit payment.  More information for Tom Williams is:

    Tom Williams
    Williams GeoAdventures
    www.geology-adventures.com - website
    (707) 953-6979 - cell phone
    The total cost of the trip will be $3,950 per person, not including air fare for ten days.  The balance of $3,150 will be due on April 1, 2019.
     
    As in the past, you must be a current member of the NWGS (for the low, low annual price of $42) to participate on field trips.


  • 4-6 October 2019: NWGS Fall Field Trip.
    Leader: Jim O'Connor
    Channeled Scablands
  • 12-24 May 2020: Geological Society of Nevada 2020 Symposium
    Vision for Discovery: Geology and Ore Deposits of the Basin and Range
    Sparks, Nevada
    For more information: 2020 Symposium
    Contact Eric Struhsacker at estruhsacker@2020gsnsymposium.com