Where Did All of this Sand Come From?
Have you ever wondered why we have all of this sand from the Sandhills and in our yards, fields, pastures, and rugs when we are more than 1000 miles from an ocean?
Come to the Broadwater Public Library to find out!,
10:00 am Saturday July 12th, or
7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 15th
A geologist who studied these rock formations, from the Badlands of SD, to Courthouse Rock, to Scottsbluff through Pawnee Buttes in CO has agreed to talk to us about all of the sand.
On July 12, a simpler explanation especially for children will be offered at 10:00 am.
On July 15, a more advanced explanation, suitable for high school students and adults will be offered at 7:00 pm.
All are welcome at either or both sessions. Questions will be answered. Both will be held in the Broadwater Village Hall at 251 N. Starr Street in Broadwater.
Questions? Call the Broadwater Public Library at 489-0199.
About the presenter: Michael Younger is a geologist who studied at the University of Northern Colorado and is a former faculty member of the Frontiers of Science Institute at the University of Northern Colorado. He researched the rock formation that makes up Pawnee Buttes, Courthouse and Jail Rocks, Scottsbluff, and the Badlands, and has an interest in High Plains Geology.. He now works as a secondary school teacher near Houston, TX.