Thursday, October 14, 2010

Ron Blakey Wins Honor

Ron Blakey from NAU has won the "Geosciences in the Media Award" from The American Association for Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). The award is presented for the "significant contribution of his website." Check out his impressive website at

Ron and Wayne Ranney have recently published Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau, one of the must-own books for our region.

Ron has both spoken to the Central Arizona Geology Club and will be leading a field trip for us this spring.

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Geo Field trip to Drake Cement

Friday we had a good short Club Field trip to the Drake Cement Plant. 19 people went on the trip to see the impressive operation and the Redwall quarry where they mine the limestone which they cook into cement.

There are more photos on the Central Arizona Geology Facebook Group Page

Harry Allen