Archive for December, 2015

Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Lockport LaFarge Quarry – December 6, 2015

The Buffalo Geological Society will have a field trip to the LaFarge Quarry in Lockport, NY on December 6th.

Please arrive by 8:30 AM to sign paperwork and attend safety lecture. We will enter the quarry at 9:00 AM. No late arrivals are permitted. You may leave at any time.

The quarry is located at 400 Hinman Ave., Lockport, NY just south of the intersection of Rte. 93 and Rte 31. The quarry entrance is west of the intersection of Rte. 93 and the Erie Canal. Please drive in to the parking area before the office building.

Hard hats, steel toed shoes, eye protection, and long pants are required. Gloves are recommended. Gas powered saws are not allowed.

Sledge hammers, rock hammers, chisels, pry bars, etc are recommended as this is hard rock breaking. Do not bring carpenter hammers as they can shatter. We will drive into the quarry. Food and drinks are recommended.

Buffalo Geological Society Potluck and Silent Auction – December 4, 2015

Buffalo Geological Society Potluck and Silent Auction is December 4. Bring a dish to pass plus your own place settings and silverware. At 6pm you can enter and set up items for the auction. At 6:30 food serving begins and the auction begins at 7:30pm.

You can bring up to 10 items for the auction. When you arrive, pick up slips and put your name on the master sheet opposite the number on your slips. Place a slip with description and minimum bid under each auction item.