Geology Walks

Saturday, July 18, 2015
11:00am and 2:00pm

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge
554 Voice of America Road
Sequim, WA 98382

Dave Parks, Geologist with the Washington Department of Natural Resources will lead a “Rock Walk” to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge on July 18, 2015.

Parks will discuss the geologic history and coastal evolution of Dungeness Spit and examine the stratigraphy of the coastal bluffs west of the base of the Spit. Parks will also discuss recent research on the rates of coastal bluff erosion in the Dungeness drift cell.

The first “Rock Walk” will start at 11 am and a second walk will start at 2 pm. Meet at the entrance station kiosk.

Participants should wear sturdy walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.

Parks is a licensed Engineering Geologist and Hydrogeologist located in Port Angeles, Washington.


For more information please call the Refuge office at 360-457-8451 or send an e-mail to: david_falzetti@fws.gov.