Buffalo Geological Society Continuing Ed Forum- February 22, 2017 – Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Geological Society Continuing Ed Forum is February 22 at 8:30am at the Sweet Home Masonic Hall at 621 Sweet Home Road in Eggertsville.Breakfast is served at no charge.

The topic is TRACE FOSSILS. Bring specimens for discussion and potential ID.

Directions:

Route 290

Millersport Hwy South

Right on Sheridan

Right on Sweet Home

621 Sweet Home (just a few places down on the right)

Buffalo Geological Society – Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show – March 25-26, 2017- Hamburg, NY

The Buffalo Geological Society Gem Mineral and Fossil Show at the Hamburg Fairgrounds is March 25-26, 2017 with the focus on Garnets which are the NY State Mineral.

Demonstrations, mini mine, crystal jewelry, rock crystals, fossils, beads, gold panning, flint knapping, sand in bottle making for kids and something for everyone. Free parking.

Adults are $5 and children 12 and under are free as well as scouts in uniform. A two-day pass is $7.

Held in the Market and Grange Building.

Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Cleveland Museum of Natural History, May 13, 2017

Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip via chartered bus to Cleveland Museum of Natural History on May 13 departing at 7am, returning late afternoon. Cost is $25 which includes transportation, museum admission, continental breakfast. Seating is limited to 47 people, so make your reservation soon.

Depart from Apple Street Mall in Cheektowaga – 2875 Union Road. Park near Time Warner.

Contact Craig Posmantur for reservations at: c.posmantur@att.net or call 834-8935

Buffalo Geological Society 2017 Trip to Cincinnati – April 27-30, 2017

The Buffalo Geological Society 2017 Trip to Cincinnati to collect fossils is April 27-30, 2017. Jerry Bastedo is leading the trip so please contact Jerry for information on making the hotel reservations at the Hampton Inn in West Chester, OH, where a group rate has been setup. Jerry may be contacted at (716) 864-2701 or by emailing him at jcbastedo@gmail.com for the hotel information and updates on the weekend’s events.

The Cincinnati Dry Dredgers will be celebrating their 75 Anniversary this weekend and are planning a couple special field trips, for their members.  We may decide to participate in their trips and everyone will have to become a Dry Dredger member to go on their trips, which have not been determined at this time.  Visits to other sites will be scheduled for the BGS trip.  The Dry Dredgers will be holding a special event and/or dinner on Friday night which many of us will plan to attend.