July 18 & 19: Join us for Geology of Northern New Mexico Lecture and Field Trip!

July 18 & 19: Join us for Geology of Northern New Mexico Lecture and Field Trip!

July 18 & 19: Join us for Geology of Northern New Mexico Lecture and Field Trip!

Want to learn more about the incredible geology of the Los Alamos area?  Join us on Thursday, July 18, at 6:00pm at SALA Los Alamos Event Center, for a lecture on the geology of Northern New Mexico.  The event is free and open to the public.

The Your State of Science Series, hosted by the New Mexico Consortium and ScienceFest/Los Alamos Mainstreet, is bringing Professor Nelia Dunbar, State Geologist, New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, New Mexico Tech to Los AlamosAfter the lecture, at 7:00pm on July 18, the SALA Los Alamos Event Center will be showing the film Dante’s Peak. Reserve movie tickets at: https://sala.losalamos.com/tickets/

Those interested may sign up for a free hands-on guided field trip led by Prof. Dunbar the following day [Friday, July 19] . This field trip will meet at 8am at Overlook Park in White Rock, where breakfast will be provided.  The field trip will explore the geology, ecology, and archeology of the Valles Caldera and the Jemez Mountains! Registration opens on 7/5. To register go to: https://newmexicoconsortium.org/ysos/

Prof. Dunbar’s visit to Los Alamos, and the field trip, are generously supported by Century Bank, Los Alamos. The Your State of Science events in July 2024 are realized by NMC in partnership with ScienceFest (Powered by Los Alamos Mainstreet & Creative District, a component of LACDC), with generous support from Century Bank, Zia Credit Union, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, and SALA Los Alamos Event Center.

More details on the program are available at the New Mexico Consortium Discovery Day booth (July 13) at ScienceFest.  Or, to learn more and see a calendar of July 2024 events, visit the event website at: newmexicoconsortium.org/ysos/, or scan the QR code below.  Watch for future events planned for the Fall of 2024 and Spring of 2025.