Geology

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Geology workshop offered Saturday

Durango Nature Studies will offer a Geology Rocks Workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Durango Nature Center. Brooks Mitchell will be program facilitator. Learn about and explore the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Boettcher gives Fort Lewis College $150,000 for new hall

The Boettcher Foundation on Thursday announced a gift of $150,000 to Fort Lewis College for its new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering Hall . While the building is funded primarily by the state,...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis College’s new hall to mix high-tech labs and beauty

Fort Lewis College geosciences, physics and engineering professors are champing at the bit to get into new quarters, a $35-million building full of state-of-the-art laboratories, an observatory,...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Geology park work slated for this year

An overlook on Rim Drive designed in honor of a young Durango native, who died in an avalanche, will enter its largest construction phase this year. The friends and family of Peter Carver have been...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Riches in the La Platas?

A fortuitous discovery in La Plata Canyon three weeks ago has led four mineral hounds to dream of having come across a source of gem-quality stones. “I found what I thought was a quartz vein,” Mark...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Chimney Rock headed for the big time

Visitors to the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area find a landscape of stark, silent beauty. They find a place to contemplate the ancient past and to ask questions that may never be answered. Chimney...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News