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Geology of the Northwoods (Adult Naturalist Event)

Join retired geologist Fred Haueter on a driving tour that highlights Northwest Wisconsin geology! Begin on Hwy 27 south of Barnes and end at Amnicon Falls State Park. Participants will explore evidence of glacial geology (striations, hummocky terrain, outwash plain, kettle lakes, sand dune, Glacial Lake Duluth spillway) and bedrock geology (basalt lava flows, volcanic conglomerates, Weyerhauser copper mine, Douglas Fault and Bayfield sandstone). Meet at the Cable Natural History Museum at 9:30 a.m. for a short overview presentation, then carpool to the sites and return by 3:00 p.m. Dress for the weather. Bring a sack lunch, snacks, and water. Registration required by September 18.  Go to cablemuseum.org or call 715-798-3890.   $25 member/$30 non-member.

Date: 
Sep 22