Thanks to the 61 folks who participated in our Odessa Craters field trip yesterday, Sunday, April 14, 2013. Karl Lillquist (CWU Geography) and Jack Powell (DNR geologist) led the trip to Soap Lake, Wilson Creek giant flood bars (with giant current ripples), and three stops at the Odessa Ring Craters. Thanks Karl & Jack! Photos from the trip are located here.
Remaining Ellensburg Chapter events this spring:
Wednesday, May 1 Evening Lecture by Rowland Tabor. Geology of the North Cascades. 7:00 pm in CWU's Hebeler Hall Auditorium.
Sunday, June 2 Field Trip to the Wenatchee Area. Nick Zentner, trip leader. Carpool from CWU's Hebeler Hall.
Thursday, June 6 Evening Lecture by Jon Riedel. Lake Chelan Glaciation. 7:00 pm in CWU's Hebeler Hall Auditorium.
Details coming as the dates draw near...
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