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
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.