The lecture is being co-sponsored with the Loutit District Library and will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4 at the library, 407 Columbus Ave., Grand Haven. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The speaker will be Alan Kehew, a professor of hydrochemistry and glacial geology at Western Michigan University.
Kehew's research interests lie in the area of hydrogeology and geomorphology, often emphasizing the environmental aspects of these fields. Within the general area of hydrogeology, his focus has been on the hydrogeochemical aspects of both contaminated and non-contaminated aquifer systems. During the past few years, he has become involved in mapping the glacial geology of selected areas of southern Michigan.
For information, contact the Tri-Cities Historical Museum at 616-842-0700 or visit www.tri-citiesmuseum.org.
For Immediate release
2013 Ice Age Imperials Lecture Series
Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Spring Lake District Library
Speaker: Paleo Joe (a.k.a. Joe Kchodl)
Topic: Presentation for Spring Lake 4th Graders on “Ice Age Imperials”
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Loutit District Library, 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Alan Kehew, PhD (Western Michigan University)
Topic: “Southwest Michigan's Ice Age Landscapes”
Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the Spring Lake District Library, 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: John O'Shea, PhD (University of Michigan)
Topic: “The Search for Ancient Caribou Hunters Beneath Lake Huron”
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Loutit District Library, 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Charles Ferguson Barker (Geologist and Children's Book Author)
Topic: “The Amazing Geologic History of Michigan and The Great Lakes”
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the Loutit District Library, 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Tom Goodwin, PhD (Andrews University)
Topic: “Tracking Ice Age Giants: Mammoths and Mastodons in Southwest Michigan”
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the Spring Lake District Library, 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Ralph Taggart, PhD (Michigan State University)
Topic: “Lost World of the Ice Ages”
Thursday, June 6 2013 at the Loutit District Library, 7:00 p.m.
Topic: Screening of Werner Herzog’s documentary “Cave of Forgotten Dreams”
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at the Spring Lake District Library, 7:00 p.m.
Topic: Screening of “NOVA: Ice Age Death Trap”