Keweenaw Geoheritage News

Special Winter Carnival Geotours! Feb 10 & 11, 2017

Winter Carnival Quincy Mine Adventure Tours were conducted by Tom Wright and Erika Vye. See review by Robin Mueller.

Summer Geotours, Isle Royale and Keweenaw

Land/Boat tours on Geoheritage will happen this June and July and reservations may be made now. The Isle Royale trip is featured by NAGT. It lasts 6 days (June 19-25) and covers geosites in Eastern Isle Royale.  The one day Keweenaw trips (July 22-27) focus on all five geoelements of Keweenaw Geoheritage.

Geoheritage Books Underway!

A new 64 page all color booklet about the Keweenaw and Isle Royale and their geoheritage is in final stages. It is being published by IRKPA. We are also happy that the newest edition of Walking Paths & Protected Areas of the Keweenaw (2009), republished by Michigan Nature Association, will include new geoheritage information and links to our web materials.

Recent Geoheritage Press:

Lake Superior Magazine Feb 2017 issue  Land, Water, History: A State of the Lake Report by Erika Vye.     Geoheritage and marine conservation are among the big new ideas on our horizon for preserving and celebrating natural and human history. 

Unscripted: Stamping through History Michigan Tech by Allison Mills

Unscripted:  More than a Boulder  Michigan Tech  by Allison Mills

EOS Earth and Space Science News: New Insights into the Midcontinent Rift by S Stein and others

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