Charles C. Avery Intern Scholarship Winner Announced

The AHS-Flagstaff Chapter has selected this year’s winner of the Charles C. Avery Intern Scholarship. Our congratulations to Ms. Katie Junghans, a graduate student at Northern Arizona University, and thank you to the selection committee — Erin Young, Jim Duffield, and Paul Whitefield — for once again participating. After the dust settles, we will be asking Katie to provide her biography. MORE…

Show Your AHS Pride (and Help Support an Intern)

The AHS-Flagstaff chapter had some brass pins made for the 2014 AIPG & AHS national conference held in September 2014 in Prescott. A minimum donation of $6 is requested to help cover the costs of the 2015 Charles C. Avery Intern Scholarship. Some of these 1 1/2-inch-high pins remain available for purchase and were given to John Villinski (Tucson) and… MORE…

AHS Members Contribute to Legacy of the Oak Creek Watershed

Two AHS-Flagstaff Chapter Members contributed to a new book entitled Legacy of the Oak Creek Watershed (Oak Creek Watershed Council, 2015). Gail Clement, along with Christina Tucker and Cathy Lips, served as an editor for the 103-page book as well as authoring portions of the book. Gail is a Registered Professional Geologist and CEO of G.M. Clement & Associates, Inc.… MORE…

2014 Poster & Charles Avery Intern Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to our 2014 Charles C. Avery Intern Scholarship winner, Ms. Rae Lynn Byars. Rae Lynn also won 1st place ($500) in the AHS undergraduate student poster competition at the 2014 combined AHS Annual Symposium and AIPG National Conference, for her poster “An Inquiry of Upper Lake Mary’s Water Quality and the Origins of the Lake Mary Basin.” Rae Lynn… MORE…

Postmortem Available for 2014 AHS Symposium

Mike Tomlinson has prepared a postmortem of the 2014 combined AHS annual symposium and AIPG national conference, with an analysis of the conference, what worked, and what did not. A PDF file of this document is available on request from Mike (tomlinson86@q.com). The postmortem includes a detailed timeline for conference planning, the proposed and actual budget, registration breakdown, estimated costs… MORE…

Flagstaff Chapter Officer Election Results

The following chapter officers have volunteered to serve again as follows: President: Michael Tomlinson Vice President: Paul Whitefield Treasurer: Dana Downs-Heimes Corporate Board Member: Charlie Ester We still need volunteers to serve as secretary and as a chapter board member at large. Please consider writing yourself in for one of these positions. MORE…

Geology Student Wins NAU’s $2000 Monte Prize

As some of you may remember from last month’s Newsletter, our own Erin Young (City of Flagstaff) had the honor (and unbelievably difficult task) of judging eight 2nd and 3rd year NAU Geology Graduate Student Posters. The winner of this year’s $2,000 Monte Prize was Taylor Sanchez from Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico. Taylor received her BA in 2012 from… MORE…