Geologic Field Conference 2015

New York Earth Science Teachers Association

 

Long Island Region

July 8 - 10, 2014

Housing available in Conference Housing – SUNY Stony Brook – Nobel Halls


Proposed Conference Schedule –


Wednesday July 8th


Registration 3 pm – 5pm.


Reception from 5 pm – 7pm. 



Thursday July 9th


Trip #1 – Caumsett Historic State Park – 25 Lloyd Harbor Rd, Huntington, NY 11743

http://nysparks.com/parks/23/details.aspx



Trip #2 – Fire Island National Seashore (1 pm – 5pm)

http://www.nps.gov/fiis/index.htm



Friday July 10th


Morning Field trip

Port Jefferson – Glacial features; push moraine, 100 foot Kettle.

Flax pond – Tidal Flat environment – low tide is at 1:18 pm on 7/10/15


Afternoon workshops 2 pm – 5pm


A – Soil pH activity (Gilbert Hanson)

B – Stream Table Activities (TBA)

C – NYESTA Activity Share (NYESTA Officers)


Each session will be 45-50 with 10 minute break between sessions.  Each session will run 3 times.


6 pm – 9pm  Dinner and Awards Banquet