FIELD TRIPS and other events


Various dates: Alpine, TX area: Teri Smith's for-fee rock hunts. There's a very interesting article about Teri in the September 2015 issue of Rock & Gem magazine. Click HERE  for her website, for current field trip schedules and details.

For other events, check our latest newsletter.



What to Bring on Field Trips:

Buckets or canvas bags for medium-size specimens; plastic zip bags, pill bottles, or a carpenter's nail apron for small specimens; newspaper for wrapping fragile specimens; a rock hammer; a small digging tool, such as an old screwdriver or hunting knife; a small stiff brush; a spray bottle of water to wet specimens for examination; sunscreen; bug repellent; a first-aid kit; snacks or lunch; and plenty of drinking water.