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NESTA- CalESTA Field Trip to the Owens Valley
California Earth Science Teachers Association
In association with NAGT-FWS and NESTA
High School Teacher Geology Field Trip: Geology of the Owens Valley
When: Friday, April 30- Sunday, May 2
Where: Bishop, CA
Friday night, April 30th : Join us at Pleasant Valley Campground for an informal get-together
Location: Via U.S. 395, 6 miles NW of Bishop. Turn north on Pleasant Valley Road. 1 mile to campground. campground
(For those of you who prefer soft beds and hot showers, there are plenty of lodging options in Bishop)
Saturday, May 1- Full day field trip. We will carpool to decrease the size of the caravan. We will visit geologic sites from Bishop to Mono Lake, including glacial moraines, faults, gorges, volcanic features, hot springs and tufa towers. There will be opportunities for collecting and photography. Lunch will be provided.
Saturday night: choice of dinner in town or at campsite.
Sunday, May 2 Field trip travels South, stopping at Lone Pine Earthquake scarp, Alabama Hills, Owens Lake overview, Charcoal Kilns, Fossil Falls, and Red Rock Canyon. Lunch included
Cost: $50 to include field guide and 2 Lunches.
IMPORTANT: $100 stipend to Earth Science teachers of grades 9-12, courtesy of National Science Foundation. Limit: 25 teachers on a first come-first serve basis.
To apply, send the following with a check written to Harvard-Westlake School and mail to
Wendy Van Norden
3700 Coldwater Canyon
No. Hollywood, CA. 91604
Please include your name, email address, phone number, school, grades taught
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (818) 487-6665
Venue name if any:
Pleasant Valley Campground
Pleasant Valley Road
Fee for participation:
Friday, April 30, 2010 - 8:00pm to Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 2:00pm