CMS April 18th 2020 Field Trip To Saddle Mtns – CANCELLED

Due to the Governor’s Stay At Home order, this field trip is cancelled.
We will hopefully be able to resume field trips in May with the May 16th trip to First Creek.


Original text – On April 18th 2020, we will be going to Saddle Mountain for Petrified Wood.
Meet at the Shell Station 9:45, 723 Government Road, Mattawa, WA 99349.

Group will leave promptly from the meeting point at 10:00 AM.

From Renton, it’s approx. a 3 hr drive (155 miles).

Petrified Wood – Bring digging and hard rock tools, buckets, and sturdy shoes. Bring a jacket because if it’s windy it can get chilly. The road can be rough going up to the dig sites.

Roger Danneman CMS (roger.danneman@gmail.com  425-228-8781 or 425-757-3506 

 

Updated: May 15, 2020 — 5:28 pm

Presidents Message

  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . . . . . It’s hard for me to write this again: No meeting in September. If Governor Inslee changes things we will surely have a meeting. So check the website, call or text me for updates. My info is in the contact page of The Tumbler newsletter. You can also email me at president@cascademineralogicalsociety.org Our monthly field trips are continuing. As our summer wanes and we move towards fall please take advantage of our field trips. As long as we continue to have good weather Roger plans to have

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