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  • Mark Finkbeiner
    Science Adventure Tours Field Trip The Missoula Flood, Gingko Petrified Forest, the ice age and the basalt flows in relation to Noah s Flood This is a great
    Message 1 of 4 , Sep 4 9:27 AM
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      Science Adventure Tours

      Field Trip

      The Missoula Flood, Gingko Petrified Forest, the ice age and the basalt flows in relation to Noah's Flood

      This is a great field trip, especially for homeschoolers who are interested in science.

      September 15, 2012 8AM


      Questions: call Mark Finkbeiner (509)967-5625
      sciencevsevolution@...


      Meet at Temple Baptist Church.

      Leave at 8AM
      4555 Arena Rd Richland WA

       

      These are only approximate times.


       
      First stop: near Wanapum Dam. Arrive Approx. 8:45AM

      Second Stop: Frenchman Coulee and the Feathers. Arrive approx. 10:00 AM

       

      Third Stop: Ginkgo Forest Museum.  Arrive approx. 11:00 AM


      Fourth stop: Ginkgo Petrified Forrest. Arrive approx. noon
      Note: This is listed as one of the top 10 Petrified Forests in the United States

      Family $30.00 if you pay in advance

       

      Family $40.00 if you pay between September 8-15

       

      Individual $15.00 if you pay in advance

       

      Individual $25.00 if you pay between September 8-15

       

      You will receive a field guide book of the tour explaining the geology and the history of the area



      Bring your own lunch.
      Bring your own transportation.  Carpooling is an option.

       

      The only hiking will be at the Petrified Forest and it is rated easy and some of the trail is wheel chair assessable.

      No one under the age of 18 except accompanied by a parent or guardian

      Everyone will need to sign a waiver.

       

      Also keep in mind that there is a $10.00 state park fee.

      You can get the permit at Wholesale Sports in Kennewick WA
       


      Make checks payable to Science Adventure Tours which is part of the Tri-Cities Creation Science Club and Museum

       

      Please send check to
      Mark Finkbeiner PO Box 657 Richland WA 99352

       
    • Mark Finkbeiner
      Science Adventure Tours is doing another field trip the 21st of June. This will be a hike on one of the last free flowing places along the Columbia River, the
      Message 2 of 4 , May 4, 2014
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        Science Adventure Tours is doing another field trip the 21st of June. 

        This will be a hike on one of the last free flowing places along the Columbia River, the world famous Hanford Reach White Bluffs.

        The subsequent White Bluffs component of the formation contains even more fossils, including 27 species of mammals alone. Among the fauna found are rodents, lizards, frogs, turtles, fish, rabbits, bears, canids, cats, ground sloths, peccaries, deer, mastodons, camels, horses and zebras. http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Hanford_Reach/Geology/Paleontology.html

         

        This tour will be in reference to the Missoula Flood and universal flood and post flood geology.

         

        Things that you will learn:

        1) Rock identification

        2) Rock layers

        3) Fossils of this area including petrified wood

        4) History of the area

        5) Land slides

        6) Bergmounds

        7) Erratics

        8) Burlingame Canyon

         

        Things to bring and remember

        1)  Water lots of water!!!

        2) Sunglasses, light colored and loose fitting clothing, comfortable hiking shoes, baseball cap or wide   brim hat

         

        3) Food

        3) Binocular (not taking binoculars on this trip would be like not taking your gun on a hunting trip!!!)

        4) Camera

        5) Ensure that your car is in good running condition

         

        Who can come?

        Anyone who is in good physical health; the hike itself is not difficult but the heat can be intense possibly in the 90s. There is no shade and no potable water.

        Children 17 and younger have to be accompanied by a legal guardian. It is highly recommended that children under 9 years of age not to attend this field trip.

         

         

         

        Where to meet and time?

         

        Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

        Temple Baptist Church parking lot

        4555 Arena Rd., Richland, WA

         

        From the church, we will caravan approximately 60 miles to GPS Coordinates N46.67713, W119.44462 where trail head begins at Stop No.1 where people can use the outhouse before going on the hike. This is also a historical site for a ferry crossing and cabin back in the mid 1800s. 

        The hike will last approximately 3 hours.  Elevation gain 400-700 feet in 3 miles.

         

        Prices

        Individuals $20.00

        Family $35.00

        If you pay the day of the Trip it is $10.00 extra     

        No Refunds after the 14th of June 2014

         

        Please make checks payable to: Science Adventure Tours

         

        Please mail checks to:

         

        Mark Finkbeiner

        5500 Oleander Dr.

        West Richland, WA

        99353

         

        Websites to view with information about this field trip (still in the processing of updating at this time)

         

        www.creationfoundations.org

        www.marksacademyofscience.com

         

        Contact information:

        Mark Finkbeiner

        (509) 967-1811

        sciencevsevolution@...

         

      • Mark Finkbeiner
        Science Adventure Tours Science Adventure Tours Field Trip The Missoula Flood, Gingko Petrified Forest, the ice age and the basalt flows in relation to a
        Message 3 of 4 , Jan 25
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          Science Adventure Tours
           
          Science Adventure Tours
          Field Trip
           
          The Missoula Flood, Gingko Petrified Forest, the ice age and the basalt flows in relation to a universal flood

          This is a great field trip, especially for homeschoolers who are interested in science.
          March 28, 2015 
          Questions: call Mark Finkbeiner (509)967-1811
          sciencevsevolution@...
          Meet at Temple Baptist Church.
          GPS Coordinates 46°15'21.94"N
          119°20'6.19"W
           
          Arrive at 7:30 AM
          Leave at 8AM
          4555 Arena Rd Richland WA
           
          These are only approximate times.
           
          First stop: near Wanapum Dam. Arrive Approx. 8:45AM
           
          Tentative: will be observing Bergmounds along highway 240
           
          Second Stop: Frenchman Coulee and the Feathers. Arrive approx. 10:00 AM
           
          Third Stop: Ginkgo Forest Museum.  Arrive approx. 11:00 AM
           
          Forth stop: Ginkgo Petrified Forrest. Arrive approx. 12 noon
          Note: This is listed as one of the top 10 Petrified Forests in the United States

          Family $35.00  
          Individual $20.00
          Would like payment by March 21, 2015
           
           The only hiking will be at the Petrified Forest and it is rated easy and some of the trail is wheel chair assessable.

          No one under the age of 18 except accompanied by a parent or guardian

          Everyone will need to sign a waiver.
           Also keep in mind that there is a $10.00 state park fee per vehicle.
          You can get the permit at Wholesale Sports in Kennewick WA
          Bring your own lunch. Bring your own transportation.  Carpooling is an option.
           
          Make checks payable to Science Adventure Tours which is part of the Tri-Cities Creation Science Club and Museum

           
          Please send check to
          Science Adventure Tours
          5500 Oleander St West Richland WA 99353
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