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 Northwest Geological Society

The Northwest Geological Society is a non-profit educational organization which provides a forum for information and discussion on Northwest geology and related topics. The Society sponsors talks by leading academic and professional geologists at its monthly meetings, conducts field trips to locales of regional geologic interest, and publishes meeting summaries and field guides based on those activities. Membership is open to anyone interested in regional geoscience issues, and includes professionals, teachers, students, and others who have an interest in this field.






  • New Meeting.  NWGS Monthly Dinner Meeting, 10 May.  Matthew Taylor (University of Washington Arthropology). Stones and Bones and Brains.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 4/26/16).
  • New Newsletter.  May NWGS Newletter is now available.  Click on the Newsletter Link for more information (posted 4/26/16).
  • New Field Trip.  NWGS Spring Field Trip.  Iron Mountain Quarry and Cemex Quarry, Granite Falls, WA. 7 May 2016.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 4/16/16).
  • New Talk.  Portland State University Alumni Association Presents.  21 April 2016.  Dr. Scott Burns (Portland State University Emeritus Professor), The Big One.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 4/13/16).
  • New Meeting.  AEG WA Section Dinner Meeting.  21 April 2016.  Paul Santi (AEG President), Debris Flows Following Wildfire in Western U.S.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 4/3/16).
  • New Position.  Sand and Gravel NPDES Permit Manager (Hydrogeologist 2), Washington State Department of Ecology.  Closes 4/14/16.  Click on the Employment Link for more information (posted 3/24/16).
  • New Reading.  High-resolution temporal and stratigraphic record of Siletzia's accretion and triple junction migration from nonmarine sedimentary basins in central and western Washington.  Click on the Suggested Readings for more information (posted 3/16/16).
  • New Field Trip. AWG Spring Field Trip. 20-22 May. Geology from Point Roberts to Vancouver.  Click on the Calendar Link for more information (posted 3/16/16).
  • Page Updated.  The contact  page has been updated.  Click on the Contact Link (posted 2/13/16).


2013 Fall Field Trip                                                2012 Fall Field Trip                                                 2012 Spring Field Trip

Bruce Stoker - Cadman Quarry On Treacherous Ground 2013 Fall Field Trip   Chiwaukum Schist Cheney and Map Darington Phyllite.    Near Ice Harbor Gap Palouse Falls

Bruce Stoker               On Treahcerous          2013 Fall Field Trip            Chiwaukum Schist   Eric Cheney                 Darrington Phyllite            Wallula Gap              Near Ice Harbour      Palouse Falls
Cadman Quarry           Ground                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dam