Public Lectures

August 2013, Portland Public Public Library
Boldest and Most Beautiful: The traprock Ridgelands of the Connecticut Valley


November 2011, Peter's Rock Association, North Haven, Conn.
Great Spaces of Rock:  The Traprock Ridges of the Connecticut Valley

Wed. May 5, 2010 Springfield Museum, Springfield, Mass.  7pm in the Tolman Wing
Sponsored by the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club
No Place Like Home: The Geology of the Connecticut Valley and why it's important.

Sat. May 1, 2010 Geological Society of Connecticut Field Trip
Traprock, Tracks, and Brownstone: The Geology of World-class Sites in the Connecticut Valley

April 8, 2010.  Connecticut Landmarks - Collectors and Explorers Series: The Inspired Landscape.
The Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Conn., 2 pm.
Boldest and Most Beautiful: Traprock Ridgelands of the Connecticut Valley in the Age of Scientists, Painters, Poets, and Parasols

April 6, 2010.  Connecticut Landmarks - Collectors and Explorers Series: The Inspired Landscape.
The Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, 6 pm.
Boldest and Most Beautiful: Traprock Ridgelands of the Connecticut Valley in the Age of Scientists, Painters, Poets, and Parasols

Jan. 12, 2010 Bristol Gem and MIneral Club.  7:30 pm
No Place Like Home: The Geology of the Connecticut Valley and why it's important.

Nov. 9, 2009.  Geological Society of Connecticut, Annual Meeting, Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill
Blowing in the Jurassic Wind: New Discoveries of Eolian Sandstones in the Connecticut Valley


Nov. 6, 2009.  The Connecticut Forest and Park Association. Bolton, Conn.
Boldest and Most Beautiful: Traprock Ridgelands of the Connecticut Valley in the Age of Scientists, Painters, Poets, and Parasols

April 28, 2009.  Meriden Public Library
Meriden's Traprock Ridgelands: Landscapes of National Significance

Fall 2008.  Wesleyan University - Natural Sciences and Mathematics Luncheon Series
Traprock Ridgelands: Vanishing Landscapes of the Connecticut Valley

October 2, 2008.  Wesleyan University - Earth and Environmental Sciences Brown Bag Lectures
Are Aeolian Sandstones from the Pangean Rifts Indicators of Early Jurassic Paleoclimate Gradients?