Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show and Sale

Northwest Illinois Rock Club

Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral show and sale
November 14 and 15, 2015
Highland Community College Student/Conference Center

Speakers Schedule: (All talks are in Rm H127)

10:30 AM:  The Geology of Yellowstone National Park: Sleeping Supervolcano?

                       Steve Ballou, Beloit College Geology technician and former ranger at Yellowstone N.P.

1:30 PM:   Burpee Museum Discoveries in Montana

                      Scott Williams, Director of Science and Exhibits, Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford, IL

3:30 PM:  Mining and Fossil Treasures of the Silver State:
                    Nevada's Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park

                     Jordan Marche, Astronomer, independent scholar, and occasional adjunct instructor, University of Wisconsin,  Madison

Sunday, Nov. 15

11:00 AM:  Under Antarctic Ice: Exploring 'New' Environments on Earth

                      Dr. Ross Powell, Geology Professor and Antarctic researcher, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL

2:00 PM:  Complex Geology on Pluto and other Icy Worlds: Not Just Snowballs in Space

                     Paul Stoddard, Planetary Geology Professor, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb,   IL                                               

Thank you to Steve Simpson for coordinating the speakers and Sherry Maves for sending it.