Geology Tour of Smith Conservation Area

Program Details

Date and Time:

July 23, 2019 6:30pm to 8:30pm


Smith Conservation Area, Littleton


Bill Vales


$10 (free for SVT members)

Postponed due to weather - new date, Tuesday, July 23, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Tour the geologic setting of the property from the perspective of plate tectonics and glaciation.  Led by geology enthusiast Bill Vales, participants will look at bedrock exposures and learn about the different types of rock and how they fit into the general plate tectonics setting of the area. See the impact of glaciation through various features including Black Pond, vernal pools, an esker and numerous glacial erratics, as well as signs of lime mining.