Geology Tour of Smith Conservation Area

Program Details

Date and Time:

August 5, 2019 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location:

Smith Conservation Area, Littleton

Leader:

Kristin Kimble

Price:

$10 (free for SVT members)

Tour the geologic setting of the property from the perspective of plate tectonics and glaciation. 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. 

Rescheduled from 7/30.