Monday, June 02, 2014

Friends of Calumet Library to host "Geoheritage of the Calumet Area" by Bill Rose June 4

CALUMET --Friends of the Calumet Public Library will present by Bill Rose, PhD, retired Michigan Tech geology professor, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, in the CLK Commons (use the regular library entrance and follow signs to the Commons).

This event is open to the public -- all ages invited. Refreshments will be served at a reception following the presentation.

This is a presentation for all who are interested in the Earth, geology, or the Keweenaw!  Learn about Bill Rose’s recent efforts at interpreting the geological setting of the Keweenaw, with an emphasis on Calumet. Dr. Rose is a retired geology professor and advocate for outdoor education and geoheritage (geology with links to social science and history). He has developed an extensive website to support his passion for outdoor exploration and education about the Earth and how it works.* This presentation will inform and inspire participants to engage in discovering the rich geological heritage of the Keweenaw.

For more information, visit the library or call 337-0311 ext. 1107. (In case of bad weather, when school is cancelled, all library programs are cancelled.)

* Editor's Note: Watch for an article on the Web site, coming soon.

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