Geology for Tourists: Field Trip

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Date(s) - 08/28/2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Field Trip: Saturday, August 28, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Fee $50. Bus and box lunch provided. Must register before August 21st. To pay for the bus a minimum of 20 participants must sign up by August 21st. Money will be refunded if we don’t reach the minimum. Attendance at Friday’s lecture is recommended but not required.

“Mercer to Mellen and Back”
View the source of lecture rock samples.  See the exposed geological record from 2.8 billion-billion-year-old original earth’s crust to the beginnings of life on earth and the deposition of iron ore.  We will visit mine sites, outcrops, and evidences of the incredible geological violence of the mid-continent rift in Iron County.  Lunch will be provided at the beautiful Copper Falls State Park near Mellen, WI.
Tour guided by Richard Thiede and geophysicist, Anthony Stella.
Questions about registration, call Bethany at 906-285-7517 or Bob at 715-561-3098