From the Depths of the Earth and Ocean

Event Details

Date: January 23, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm—8:00 pm
Location: Museum of York County

Event Description:

Carolina Piedmont Seminar Series

The 600 million year geologic history of our region is a story of fiery volcanoes and continental collusions.  Take a look at the record in the rocks and see the fossils of marine life that crawled along an ancient shallow seafloor that became our modern landscape. This first of three seminars will provide an overview of the dynamic origins of the Carolina Piedmont.

Other dates:
February 20: Dinosaurs and Their Kin
March 20: Rise and Reign of the Mammals

One-time fee includes all three Carolina Piedmont seminars with Dr. Fields
$15  •  CHM Members, Volunteers, Students with ID
$25  •  Non-Member

Seminar fee includes a signed copy of Dr. Steve Fields’ book, In Your Nature.
Pre-registration required by January 20, 2018
Contact scheduler@chmuseums.org or 803-981-9182.  



Recommended for ages 12 and older. Note: York County, SC Educators may earn 2 CEU credits per seminar. Winthrop University will award one Cultural Credit per student per seminar attended.

About the Presenter: 
Dr. Steve Fields is curator of natural history for the Culture and Heritage Museums of York County, where he has worked since 1986. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Biology Department at Winthrop University and York Technical College. Dr. Fields earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in biology from Winthrop University and a Ph.D. in integrative biology from the University of South Carolina. Steve’s most recent publication, In Your Nature: Ponderings of a Carolina Piedmont Naturalist is a compilation of nature articles that he wrote for YC (York County) Magazine 2006-2016.