Projects and Upcoming Presentations

 

 

Projects underway include:

• Co-authoring a “Geology of Pennsylvania” children’s book.

• Working with Rose-Anna Behr of the PA Topographic and Geologic Survey, a geologic users guide for the Northwestern Lancaster County Rail Trail.

Projects recently completed:

• Co-authored an article concerning a new Triassic footprint discovered near Manchester, PA to be published in Pennsylvania Geology magazine. Find the article here: http://dcnr.pa.gov/cs/groups/public/documents/document/dcnr_20032977.pdf
 

• Co-authored with Rose-Anna Behr of the PA Topographic and Geologic Survey “A Guide for the geologic tourist of the York County Northern Extension of the Heritage Rail.

• Co-authored with Rose-Anna Behr of the PA Topographic and Geologic Survey “A Guide for the geologic tourist of the York County Heritage Rail.Trail.

 

 

Upcoming JGS Presentations & Programs:
 

January 9, 2017 – “Gold in southeastern Pennsylvania and a touch of the geology of the Gettysburg Battlefield” for the Montgomery County Rock and Mineral Club, Rockville, MD, 7:00 p.m. (35 in attendance)

January 17, 2017 – “Who was Atreus Wanner of York, PA” PowerPoint program for the Spring Grove Area Historical Society, 7:00 p.m.  (16 in attendance)

 

January 24, 2017 – “Your Backyard Geology” for the Glen Rock Historical Society, 7:00 p.m. (22 in attendance)

 

March 9, 2017 – “Atreus Wanner – An Unknown Fossil Collector from York, PA” for the Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, LInglestown, PA. 7:30 p.m. (61 in attendance)

 

March 11, 2017 – Rocks 4 Kids program, “Earthquakes and Volcanoes,” Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, Linglestown, PA 9 am – 3 pm. ( 170 in attendance)

 

March 13, 2017 – Landscapes along the Heritage Rail Trail Walk for the Geography Class at York College of Pennsylvania. 2:00 p.m.
(14 in attendance)

March 14, 2017 – “Geology of York County” ” and “Principles of Groundwater”  PowerPoint for the York County Watershed Alliance Training Session, Pleasant Acres, 6:00 p.m. (Moved to April 18)

 

March 22, 2017 – Landscapes along the Heritage Rail Trail Walk for the Geography Class at York College of Pennsylvania. 2:00 p.m.
(15 in attendance)

March 27, 2017 – Cub Pack 155 “Earth Rocks” Badge, Chapel Church, Red Lion, PA, 6:30 p.m. (45 in attendance)

 

March 29, 2017 - Landscapes along the Heritage Rail Trail Walk for the Geography Class at York College of Pennsylvania. 2:00 p.m.. (16 in attendance.)

March 30, 2017 – “Time Walk – The Geology of York. Adams and Lancaster counties, PA” for the Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club, Mountville, PA, 7:30 p.m. (35 in attendance)

 

April 6, 2017 – What in the World Is This? PowerPoint program for Renfrew Institute, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. 7:00 p.m. Check with Renfrew for details. Free admission. Note: Location has been moved to the Washington Township Building on Welty Road, a neighbor to the Renfrew property. (61 in attendance)

April 10, 2017 – Topography and Geology of York County. PowerPoint program for the Geography Class, York College of Pennsylvania. 10:00 a.m. (32 in attendance)

April 10, 2017 – The Topography and Geology of northern York County trip for the Geography Class, York College of Pennsylvania. 2:00 – 4:45 p.m. (16 in attendance)

April 12, 2017 – The Topography and Geology of northern York County trip for the Geography Class, York College of Pennsylvania. 2:00 – 4:45 p.m. (16 in attendance)

 

April 13, 2017 – “Paleobiology of Pennsylvania – A look at fossils and their meaning” PowerPoint program for the Gettysburg College Paleobiology class, 1:10 p.m. (20 in attendance)


April 17, 2017 – “Your Backyard Geology” for the Olde Sulphur Spa Historical Society, York Springs, PA. (17 in attendance).

 

April 18, 2017 – “Geology of York County” ” and “Principles of Groundwater”  PowerPoint for the York County Watershed Alliance Training Session, Pleasant Acres, 6:00 p.m. (25 in attendance)

 

May 8, 2017 – Geology of Codorus State Park hikes for the Spring Grove School District 8th grade. Sponsored by Gettysburg College. 9:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (104 in attendance)

 

May 11, 2017 – Auctioneer at the Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club Annual Auction, Linglestown, PA 7:30 p.m. (45 in attendance)

 

May 16, 2017 – “The Geology of the Gettysburg Campaign” for the Northern Baltimore County Historical Society, Freeland, MD, 7:00 p.m.   (23 in attendance)
 

May 20, 2017 – Coal Mine Tour and Fossil Collecting Trip to Schulykill County, Pennsylvania for the Renfrew Institute, Waynesboro, PA. 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Contact Renfrew for details. (41 in attendance)

 

June 8, 2017 – “Who was Atreus Wanner” Powerpoint for the Bon Ton Retirees, 12:30 p.m. York , PA (12 in attendance)

June 10, 2017 – Delta – The Slate Story Field Trip for the Renfrew Institute, Waynesboro, PA. 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Contact Renfrew for details.(24 in attendance)
 

July 10, 2017 – “Geology and Soils of York County” for the Red Lion Garden Club, Freysville UM Church, 9:45 a.m. (43 in attendance)

 

July 10, 2017 - “Geology of York County” PowerPoint to the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, York office and York County Conservation District. (14 in attendance)

July 24, 2017 – The Moon, Earth and Sun Dance. Penn State OLLI class. 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  (28 in attendance)

 

August 12, 2017 – Geology and Archaeology Hike at the Haldeman Mansion, Bainbridge, PA 10:00 a.m. (30 in attendance)

August 21, 2017- Public Solar Eclipse Viewing Session, St. John’s Blymires United Church of Christ, Dallastown, PA 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (150 in attendance)

August 22, 2017 – Rocks, Minerals and Fossils. Providence Place, Weiglestown, PA. 1:00 p.m. (31 in attendance)

September 2, 2017 – Geology and Natural History at Ted Parker Natural Area, Quarryville, PA. A partnership with Lancaster County Parks, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., $3/person. (Canceled due to weather)

 

September 6, 2017 – Introduction to Archaeology PowerPoint for West York Middle School 7th Graders. (120 in attendance)

September 7, 2017 – Archaeological Excavation with West York Middle School 7th Graders.(60 in attendance)

September 8, 2017 - Archaeological Excavation with West York Middle School 7th Graders. (60 in attendance)

September 16, 2017 – Mini Geology Programs at the Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Show, Zembo Temple, Harrisburg, PA

10 am – 5 pm. (50 in attendance)

September 17, 2017 – Mini Geology Programs at the Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Show, Zembo Temple, Harrisburg, PA

10 am – 4 pm. (55 in attendance)

 

September 26, 2017 – “Geology and the Gettysburg Campaign” PowerPoint, Red Lion Lions Club, Red Lion, PA 6:00 p.m. (19 in attendance)

 

October 12, 2017 – “Your Backyard Geology” program for the Spring Grove Lions Club, Spring Grove pavilion, 6:00 p.m. (19 in attendance)

 

October 30, 2017 – Presenter for a Geologic Tour of Devil’s Den, Gettysburg National Military Park for the STEM 9th grade students from the Anne Arundel County School District, 9 a.m.
 

November 11, 2017 – “Introduction to Geology” workshop for the Master Naturalists Program for the Baltimore County Parks, Marshy Creek Park, Time TBA.

 

December 6, 2017 – Participant, “Unraveling the Weird in York County” York Daily Record bloggers seminar. DreamWrights Theatre at 7:00 p.m.


January 16, 2018 – “Did Geology Affect the Gettysburg Campaign” PowerPoint for the Spring Grove Historical Society, 7:00 p.m.

 

March 10, 2018 – Participant in Rocks 4 Kids presented by the Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, Linglestown, PA.. Details TBA.

 

March 12, 2018 – Introduction to Astronomy Course for OLLI – Penn State York. 11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

March 19, 2018 – Introduction to Astronomy Course for OLLI – Penn State York. 11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

March 26, 2018 – Introduction to Astronomy Course for OLLI – Penn State York. 11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
 

March 29, 2018 – “Time Walk – TBA, for the Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club, Mountville, PA, 7:00 p.m.

 

April 5, 2018 – “The Rock Detective Strikes Again” PowerPoint program, Renfrew Institute for Cultural History, Waynesboro, PA 7:00 p.m.

May 5, 2018 – Rock Stomping through Area Quarries Field Trip for Renfrew Institute for Cultural History, Waynesboro, PA 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
 

 

May 19, 2018 – “Earthquakes and Volcanoes” and “Fossils, Fossils and Fossils” – Paradise Stream Family Campground, Loysville, PA 11:00 a.m. (Revised listing)


 

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