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Calendar of Events


October 2018

 

  • 6 October 2018: NWGS Field Trip
    Leader: Thomas W. Doe (PhD, LG, LEG, LHG Goldfindger Associates), Whidbey Island Geohazard and Glacial Landforms Field Trip
    Location: Whidbey Island/Deception Pass
    Cost: TBD, depending on # of participants (<$100)
    Sign-up: Kathleen Goodman at Kathleen.goodman@woodplc.com
    Sign up by SEPTEMBER 8.  Details will be provided to those registered.

  • 9 October 2018: NWGS Dinner Meeting
    Speaker: Trenton Cladouhos, AltaRock Energy, Inc. Geothermal Energy: Past, Present, and Future
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Talaris Conference Center, 400 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgs.secretary@gmail.com

  • 10-13 October 2018: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, 4th Annual Mining and Mineral Symposium, Talking Minerals in Montana
    Location: Butte, Montana
    For More Information: contact Stanley Korzeb (skorzeb@mtech.edu) or Peggy Delaney (mdelaney@mtech.edu)
    To Register: Symposium Registration


  • October 2018: Launching NWGS Student Poster Session Competition with Exhibits & Awards

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

Upcoming Events

  • 4-7 November 2018: GSA Annual Meeting
    Field Trip Submission: 1 December
    Sessions & Short Courses: 1 February
    Abstract Deadline: 14 August
    Location: Indiannapolis, IN
    http://www.geosociety.org

  • 13 November 2018: NWGS Monthly Dinner Meeting
    Speaker: Seth Moran (Scientist-in-Charge, USGS Cascade Volcano Observatory) The 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai'i: What Happened, and How Is It Relevant to Volcanism in the Pacific Northwest?
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Talaris Conference Center, 400 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgs.secretary@gmail.com
    Click for reservations: Reservations

  • 11 December 2018:  NWGS Monthly Meeting
    Speaker: Darrel Cowan (UW ESS (retired), Roadside Geology of Washigton
    5:30 No Host Cocktails
    6:30 Dinner
    7:30 Program
    Location: Talaris Conference Center, 400 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgs.secretary@gmail.com

  • 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, 400 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgs.secretary@gmail.com

  • 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, 400 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgs.secretary@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

    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, 400 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgs.secretary@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

    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, 400 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA 98105
    For more information contact Beth Tanner at nwgs.secretary@gmail.com

  • 14 May 2019: NWGS Monthly Meeting

  • 14 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

    Announcement

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

  • June/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.


  • 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