Bash Bish Falls, late summer, Mount Washington, MA


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Blue quartz in pegmatites associated with Cape Ann Granites, Rockport

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-- Membership renewals for 2017 have been mailed to members, with a renewal date of February 1, 2017.  The Society now has over 230 members, including 12 corporate members! To join the Society, please go to our Membership page.

-- The Second Annual Membership Meeting was held December 14, 2016, at the Berlin 1970 Town Hall in Berlin, MA. The keynote speaker was Dr. Jack Ridge from Tufts University. His presentation was entitled “The Deglaciation of New England and its Relation to Climate: The Fusion of Varves, Radiocarbon Ages, Paleomagnetism, Cosmogenic-Nuclide Exposure Dating, and Critters in Lakes”.

-- Our Second Annual Field Trip, led by UMass Professor Emeritus, Dr. Peter Robinson, was held on May 14, 2016. A brief summary and link to photos can be found on the Events page.