2018 GSA North-Central Section

52nd Annual Meeting

Geoscience Returns to the Heartland
16–17 April | Ames, Iowa
Iowa State University


  1. Coffee and Carillon:
    Visit Burgie’s Coffee Roasting Lab, view Christian Peterson Museum and Morrill Hall, and climb the Carillon clock tower on the ISU campus and watch it being played.
    Monday, April 16, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Cost: $35.
  2. Ames Artisans:
    Learn the History of Chocolate at Chocolaterie Stam, see jewelry made at Gilger Designs, tour the Gallery at the Octagon Center for the Arts, and partake in a Self-Guided Wine Tasting at Della Viti Wine Bar .
    Monday, April 16, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
    Cost: $35
  3. Butterflies and Blooms:
    Partake in guided tours of Reiman Gardens, highlighting the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing, Conservatory, and Jones Rose Garden. Lunch from Hickory Park in Ames.
    Tuesday, April 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    Cost: $35.
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Abstracts Due:
16 January

Early Registration Ends:
5 March


2018 NCGSA Meeting Flyer