Coolest Interpretive Sign in Olympia

Last week, we celebrated the addition of a new interpretive sign at Kettle View Park, here in Olympia. The Geology Division worked closely with the City of Olympia to produce an innovative explanation of the area’s glacial history for visitors. Why the Sign? Located within the Budd Inlet kettle train, Kettle View Park offers proximity to several large […]

Tim Walsh to give public talk on South Sound glacial history

Another public geological science event is set to take take place during Earth Science Week on Thursday, October 17, when Tim Walsh, Chief Hazards Geologist for DNR, will present an illustrated history talk, A Thousand Feet High: Ice Over South Puget Sound. The lecture is scheduled from noon – 12:50 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 […]

Trevor Contreras to Speak at Ice Age Floods Institute, Puget Lobe Chapter Meeting on May 6

DGER mapping geologist Trevor Contreras will address the Puget Lobe Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute on May 6, giving a talk titled “A Closer Examination of Hood Canal and the Puget Lowland.” Trevor says, I will be talking about some of the important findings from five years of geological mapping along Hood Canal. […]