Sept 14th, 2019 Little Naches Field Trip Report

On Sat. Sept 14th we went over Chinook Pass to Little Naches for Thunder Eggs, Lily Pad Jasper and Leaf Fossils. We had 16 folks altogether in 6 vehicles. Weather was great. No rain. Lots of fun. I managed to load up a bucket from the thunder egg site, where we spent 3 hours. Then we moved to the lily pad site where I loaded up another bucket of material. And then on to the fossils for a short time. The mudstone where the carbonized leaf fossils are found is estimated to be about 35 MYA according to the state geology maps.

Submitted by Roger Danneman CMS Field Trip Guide.































Updated: November 10, 2019 — 6:55 pm

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  • From the Top of the Rock Pile . . . . . . . The bad news, again no meeting in August. Very sorry we have had to cancel our annual picnic at the Lake Wilderness Arboretum. I am so hopeful that in the near future we will be able to have a meeting. I really miss seeing everyone. Our monthly field trips are continuing. There nothing like getting our doors and collecting rocks. Our state is so beautiful and summer has arrived! Check our website and register for field trip reminders or new field trips. Also check out the

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  •         Our annual picnic has been canceled due the virus. Stay safe and hopefully we will see each other again soon. Kat Koch, President

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