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Sorry, the Sept. 6th Fieldtrip is FULL, check back for trips next year

Recent GeoArticles and Featured News

New Hanford Reach Museum – Floods Storyteller


The new Hanford Reach Interpretive Center celebrates the natural and cultural history of the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River, the only free-flowing section of the river in the United States above Bonneville Dam, and the greater Columbia Basin. Our primary mission will be one of storyteller… Looking though the … Continue reading

New ‘Chicken From Hell’ dinosaur


Scientists have discovered a freakish, birdlike species of dinosaur — 11 feet long, 500 pounds, with a beak, no teeth, a bony crest atop its head, murderous claws, prize-fighter arms, spindly legs, a thin tail and feathers sprouting all over the place. Officially, it’s a member of a group of … Continue reading

Upcoming Events

August – September 2014

August 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Vic Baker - Megafloods on Earth, Mars, and Beyond @ Upstairs reading room, Hood River Library | Hood River | Oregon | United States
Vic Baker For more than 40 years, University of Arizona Regents’ Professor Victor R. Baker has been studying the most spectacular and immense flood phenomena that are currently known to occur anywhere in the solar system. The immense megafloods of the last Ice … Continue reading
September 6, 2014 @ 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
Geology of the Central Columbia Gorge, Sept 2014 Fieldtrip @ Cascade Locks Marine Park | Cascade Locks | Oregon | United States
The Sept. 6th fieldtrip fieldtrip FULL! Check back for next year’s Spring trips. Join the Gorge Chapter of Ice Age Floods Institute for a Geology of the Columbia Gorge fieldtrip covering the west and central portions of the Columbia Gorge, exploring many interesting … Continue reading