Geology of the Northwoods

September 19, 2019
(Master Naturalist Advanced Training)
Join geologist Fred Haueter on a driving tour that highlights Northwest Wisconsin geology! Begin on Hwy 27 south of Barnes and end at Amnicon Falls State Park. Participants will explore evidence of glacial geology (striations, hummocky terrain, outwash plain, kettle lakes, sand dune, Glacial Lake Duluth spillway) and bedrock geology (basalt lava flows, volcanic conglomerates, Weyerhauser copper mine, Douglas Fault and Bayfield sandstone). Meet at the Cable Natural History Museum at 9:00 a.m. for a short overview presentation, then carpool to the sites and return by 4:00 p.m. Dress for the weather. Bring a sack lunch, snacks, and water. Registration required by September 16 by going to cablemuseum.org or calling 715-798-3890. $25 member/$30 non-member.

Date: 
Sep 19
Venue: 
Cable Natural History Museum