Talk and tour on glacial geology hosted by Science on Tap-Minocqua – Sept. 7 & 8

Science on Tap-Minocqua is hosting two events focused on the topic of “Glacial Geology of Wisconsin’s Northern Highlands.” The first, a Science on Tap talk at Minocqua Brewing Company, will take place Wed., Sept. 7 at 6:30pm. Geologist Elmo Rawling and Nick Balster, associate professor of soil science will discuss geology, the variety of soils found in the northern highlands, and the forces that formed the soils and continue to interact with them today.

The following day, Thurs., Sept. 8, Rawling and Balster will lead a geology field tour. The tour costs $30 and runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants should be comfortable walking a half mile or more over uneven terrain. An optional discussion session will follow the tour from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Minocqua Brewing Company. Find more information here: Geology Field Tour

Questions? Contact Hank Roessel at or 608-575-6827.

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