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Geology Rocks! The Rise & Fall of the Appalachians

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Geology: “The Rise and Fall of the Appalachians”

Presented in partnership with the Franklin Co. Rock & Mineral Club. Geologist Jeri Jones Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services in Spring Grove, Pa. returns to present another fun, fascinating look into our shared geological history.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

In this year’s program, Jones discusses the legendary Appalachian mountains, beginning with how the mountains were formed. He will talk about the rocks, minerals, fossils, mineral resources, caves and earthquakes in the Appalachians. And participants will learn how high the ancient mountains were when originally formed, compared to today’s height. Information in the program also serves to enhance the geology bus trip on May 11.

Find information on the bus trip here.

Door prizes and free rock and mineral samples will be a part of the program. Questions welcome.

A geologist for more than 30 years, Jones has conducted extensive research on Pennsylvania mining practices, authored several publications, and narrated a 3-part video series on regional geology known as “TimeWalk.” He has been on the faculties of several regional colleges.

This program is presented by Buttonwood Nature Center, Home of The Institute, in partnership with the Franklin County Rock and Mineral Club, and underwritten in part by Marge Kiersz, Lucinda D. Potter, CPA, and SEK CPAs & Advisors.

Additional support provided by Today’s Horizon Fund contributors: The Nora Roberts Foundation; Alma W. Oyer; and the Carolyn Terry Eddy Family: Carolyn, with daughters Connie Fleagle & Kim Larkin.


May 2
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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