For immediate release June 17, 2011
Contact: Shani Leonards (Phone: 510-981-6132)
California is a place of constant geologic transformation. Volcanic eruptions, erosion, earthquakes and seismic activity have left their mark on the local, regional and state parks of California. Katherine Baylor, geologist and author of California Rocks! A Guide to the Geologic Sites in the Golden State will lead a fascinating talk and digital tour of local parks at the Berkeley Public Library. Come learn about the coal beds of Black Diamond Mines, the Trail Through Time in Mount Diablo State Park, the fragile geology of Vasco Caves, the trace fossils of San Gregorio State Park and more.
Saturday, July 30th, 2011 from 2:00-3:00 p.m.
In the Central Library 3rd floor Community Room
For more info please call 510-981-6148 or visit www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org Wheelchair accessible. To request a sign language interpreter, real-time captioning, materials in large print or Braille, or other accommodations for this event, please call (510) 981-6195 (voice) or (510) 548-1240 (TTY); at least three working days will help ensure availability. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs.