Field Trip Announcement:
Cumberland Island, Sept 27
Our next field trip will be a visit to Cumberland Island. A dinner meeting is scheduled for 6:00-8:00 PM Friday, September 26th, at Seagles Restaurant in St Marys, Georgia. Dr. Gale Bishop, Professor Emeritus of Georgia Southern University will give a presentation on the shoreline and geomorphic processes of Cumberland Island.
The field trip is schedued for 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Saturday, September 27th. We will take the 45-minute ferry trip to the island. On the island, we will travel by foot, and will hike approximately five miles or around the island while making several stops to observe prominent geologic, geomorphic, paleontological, and cultural/archeological features on the island. Lunch and beverages will be provided. Hydration fluids will also be provided during the hike.
Mr. John Fry, Chief of Resource Management for the National Park Service at Cumberland Island, will lead the field trip. Mr. Fry has intimate knowledge of the island and its cultural and geological history. Additional trip commentators and subject matter experts on the hike will be Dr. Gale Bishop, Dr. Fred Rich (Professor of Geology at Georgia Southern University), and Dr. Fred Pirkle.
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- Field Trip Announcement: Cumberland Island
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- Field Trip Announcement: Alapaha River/Cody Scarp
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- President’s Message