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INTRODUCING THE 2022 - 2023 MBGS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
President – Jennifer Trout, Western Michigan University
Vice President – Andrea Munoz-Hernandez, Ph.D., GISP. Mich. Dept. of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
Secretary – John Yellich, Michigan Geological Survey
Treasurer – Peter Rose Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Business Manager – Peter Rose, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Past President – Chris Christensen, Michigan Dept. of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
MBGS has monthly meetings typically on the 2nd Wednesday
of each month from September - May
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022 MBGS E.Z. MANOS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Michigan Basin Geological Society will award two scholarships up to $500 each to students conducting graduate or undergraduate research in geology related to Michigan. The scholarships will be awarded at an upcoming MBGS meeting and the winner(s) will be notified In December. We hope recipients can attend a spring MBGS meeting to present their research topic. Candidates should complete and submit the MBGS scholarship application form by December 20, 2022 to John A. Yellich, MBGS Secretary, at email@example.com with subject Line: MBGS Scholarship 2022.
Applications and more information can be found on MBGS’s Scholarship Page
MBGS MEMBERSHIP DUES
MBGS continues to strive to provide a platform for geologist and environmental professionals to connect and offer learning and field trip opportunities. For 2021-2022, our annual dues are $35. Student Membership is free. Email any one of our officers if you are a student and would like to be a member. We now offer the option to renew your professional membership via PayPal. Please refer to the renewal notices that are included in the newsletter. Student Membership is free.
In an effort to better fulfill our mission of providing a forum for the discussion and study of the geology of Michigan and the Great Lakes area through meetings and field trips, we are asking for your input. Please fill out a questionaire at Survey Monkey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JY9V385. There is a copy of the survey included in the newsletter.
Professional Membership Dues
MBGS continues to strive to provide a platform for geologist and environmental professionals to connect and offer learning and field trip opportunities. For 2022-2023, our annual dues will increase to $35 for members. Student memberships are free, but they
need to fill out the Student Membership Registration Form (above). Renewal notices are included in the newsletter.
OTHER NEWS: MBGS HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON USB FLASH DRIVES (8GB).
MBGS Publications ‐ There are two (2) new publications available! See details on the Publications page
MBGS On-line Store - Shop for shirts, hats, bags and other items. Check it out at: http://www.cafepress.com/mbgs
Michigan Basin Geological Society Historical Publications Disk 3
Reissue on CD-ROM of six out-of-print Field Guidebooks, $15
Note: This CD is for sale. If you are interested in one of them please contact Publication Sales.
Prices include postage, handling and any applicable sales tax.
Orders for publications should be prepaid in U.S. Funds and addressed to:
MBGS — Publications
P.O. Box 14044
Lansing, MI 48901
Pleistocene and Early Paleozoic of the Eastern Part of the Northern Peninsula of Michigan June 18-21, 1948
•Itinerary and Road Log
Stratigraphy and Structure of the Devonian Rocks in Southeastern MI and Northwestern OH June 20-21, 1952
•Itinerary and Road Log by G. M. Ehlers, R. V. Kesling, J. G. Rulison, E. C. Strumm and G. Winston
Lower Ordovician and Upper Cambrian of Wisconsin May 10-12, 1990
•Road Log by C. Byers, R. H. Dott and G. Smith
Guidebook to the Precambrian Geology and Metallogeny of the Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan September 12-13, 1991
Precambrian of the Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan by R. A. Brozdowski
Marquette Greenstone Belt, Geologic Overview by R. C. Johnson
Archean Geology of the Northern Block of the Ishpeming Greenstone Belt, Marquette County,
Michigan by R. C. Johnson and T. J. Bornhorst
Field Trip Stops include articles:
Peninsula Prospect: An Archean Gold Occurrence in Michigan's Upper Peninsula by A. S. Carter
Ropes Gold Deposit, Marquette Greenstone Belt, Michigan: Gold Concentration in a Dilational Bend in a Shear Zone by R. A. Brozdowski
Early Proterozioc Rocks and Iron Ores of the Marquette Range, Michigan by W. F. Cannon
The Champion Mine, Marquette County, Michigan: Geochemistry of Selected Minerals by A. W. Heft and D. J. Matty
Diamond Bearing Kimberlite and Related Geology in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan April 31 and May 1, 1993
Road Log by T. Chartier
Michigan Kimberlite Province (Abstract) by W. Jarvis and J. Kalliokoski
The Texture and Mineralogy of the Lake Ellen Kimberlite, Crystal Falls, Michigan (Abstract) by T. Chartier
Michigan Kimberlites: An Update by W. Jarvis
Geology and Ore Deposits of the Iron River-Crystal Falls District, Iron County, Michigan by H. L. James, C. E. Dutton, F. J. Pettijohn and K. L. Wier
Ore Deposits, Mining and Production
Geology of Central Dickinson County, Michigan by H. L. James, L. D. Clark, C. A. Lamey and F. J. Pettijohn
The Potential for Diamond-Bearing Kimberlite in Northern Michigan and Wisconsin by W. F. Cannon and M. G. Mudrey, Jr.
Karst Geology of The Northeast Lower Peninsula, Michigan April 21-22, 1995
1995 Field Conference Road Log by T. J. Black
The Pleistocene Glacial Record in the area of Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties, Michigan by W. R. Farrand
Opportunities for Water Quality Management in Karst Areas of Northeast Michigan by C. Gregory
Oil and Gas Potential of Northeast Michigan by D. Boothman and C. Priddy