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Saturday, February 23 • 10:15am - 11:00am
Geology of the Chicago Region

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From the dolomite bedrock of our ancient ocean floor to the top of the highest glacial moraine, our current landscape, what grows on it, and how it gets used is a result of the processes of rock formation, deposition, and erosion. This discussion will outline the geologic story of NE Illinois and how these processes have contributed to the natural ecosystems and the anthropogenic modifications of our area.

Presenters
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David Dolak

Columbia College Chicago
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Lorrie Ward

Naturalist, Forest Preserves of Cook County
Lorrie Ward is a naturalist with the Forest Preserves of Cook County, stationed at the Sagawau Environmental Learning Center. She got her degree in biology from St. Xavier University with a focus on ecology. She was born with a love of nature, but got hooked on geology after taking... Read More →


Saturday February 23, 2019 10:15am - 11:00am
rms. 23-32