Geology Rocks! - Tacoma - 2021

Exploring Nature & Day Hiking Course

Geology Rocks!

Join Geologist Lara Linde for this lecture and choice of one field trip to learn about the geology of our area.

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Join Geologist Lara Linde for this lecture to learn about the geology of our area and then choose to explore and learn even more by hiking with her in one of our local parks.  From the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean to the majestic peaks of the Cascade Range, Lara will lead you through the geology of our state.  This talk will include some basics of geology, the dominant geological processes at work, and some locations where you can hike to see amazing geologic displays in nature. This course is intended for adults.

 On the field trip, Lara will have some common rock types that can be found in our area and some other fun ones from around the country.

Registration instructions:

1. Register for the online lecture.

2. Register for one of four field trips. Two field trips will be offered on two different days. Pay attention to the meeting times and leader's notes on the field trips when you sign up. There is one early morning and one later morning field trip for each of the two dates.

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Course Materials

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