Buffalo Geological Society Continuing Ed Forum- April 26, 2017- Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Geological Society Continuing Ed Forum is April 26 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 cephalopods.

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 Field Trip – May 6, 2017- Penfield, NY

Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Dolomite Products Quarry in Penfield NY is May 6 from 7am to Noon. Supervised children are permitted. Gas powered equipment is permitted. Must have sturdy shoes, no sneakers. For members.

Buffalo Geological Society Fossil Hunting 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.

Buffalo Geological Society Banquet – May 5, 2017- Buffalo, NY

The Buffalo Geological Society Banquet is  May 5 with appetizers at 6pm, dinner at 7pm and 8pm is the program. For members only and the cost is $20 and is being held at Classics V at 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, NY.

The speaker is Josh Teeter who will speak on the Geologic Formation of the Finger Lakes  highlighting the unique combination of major geologic events beginning some 400 million years ago up to the present day that have led to the formation of the Finger Lakes Region, its lakes, gorges and waterfalls.

Josh Teeter is an Environmental Educator with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.  He is the Finger Lakes Region FORCES (Friends of Recreation, Conservation and Environmental Stewardship) Program Manager.

For banquet details and form to mail in for your reservation, click here– at end of newsletter.

 

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