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2008 Field Trips

These are the current years field trips for the Washington state area. If you know of others you would like added please send an email to wams1939@comcast.net

 

Always Contact the trip sponsor to confirm the information
Field Trip Date Material Equipment Location Sponsor Contact
Yale Bar January 13th . Jasper, porphry, agate sillimanite, possibly jade   Fraser River B.C. BC BC Lapidary Society
Cedar Ponds January 19th . Jasper,Fossils,
Crystals
Dig & Light Hard Rock Snohomish County,WA Msvl Mineral Council Web Page
Walker Valley January 26th. Geodes, Agate Hard rock tools Skagit County,WA Msvl/Puy Mineral Council Web Page
Yale Bar February 3rd. Jasper, porphry, agate sillimanite, possibly jade   Fraser River B.C. BC BC Lapidary Society
Cedar Ponds February16th . Jasper,Fossils,
Crystals
Dig & Light Hard Rock Snohomish County,WA Evrt Mineral Council Web Page
Brooklyn Postponed due to access issues (too much snow) Crab fossils,Clam Fossils Dig & Light Hard Rock Grays Harbor County,WA MtBkr Mineral Council Web Page
Harrison Lake March 15th.. Buchia, belemnites, & possibly trigonia fossils   B.C BC BC Lapidary Society
Saddle Mountain* March 19th, 20th. Petrified Wood & Common Opal. Dig & Light Hard Rock Grant County,WA Pow Mineral Council Web Page
Racehorse Creek April 12th. Leaf Fossils,Mushrooms Splitting Tools, Wedges, Mushroom bag Whatcom County,WA NWR Mineral Council Web Page
Nicomen Plateau, April 27th.. Agates   B.C BC BC Lapidary Society
Saddle Mountain May 17th, 18th. Petrified Wood & Common Opal. Dig & Light Hard Rock Grant County,WA NId Mineral Council Web Page
First Creek June 7th, 8th Geodes,Agates & Thundereggs All Tools Kittitas County,WA Elln Mineral Council Web Page
Madras Oregon * July 2nd- 6th Thundereggs,Petrified wood,Jasper All Tools Central Oregon POW Mineral Council Web Page
Mount Higgins Postponed due to land ownership change ) Rhodonite Hard rock tools Skagit County,WA WAMS Mineral Council Web Page
Little Naches August 16th Thunder Eggs, Geodes Dig & Light Hard Rock Yakima County,WA Puy/Boe Mineral Council Web Page
Lake Wenatchee August 23rd. Garnets,Talc 1/4" screen, Talc Saw,wading gear, digging and hard rock tools Chelan County,WA EKing Mineral Council Web Page
29Pines * September 6th, 7th. Geodes,Agate, Jade. All Tools Kittitas County,WA POW Mineral Council Web Page
Greenwater September 13th, 14th. Agate, Jasper. All Tools Pierce County,WA Puy Mineral Council Web Page
Gothic Peak ** September 20th,21st Quartz Crystals Digging and Screening tools King County,WA Msvl Mineral Council Web Page
Money Creek October 4th. Ore and Picture Jasper Hard rock tools,Wading King County,WA NWR Mineral Council Web Page
Salmon Creek October 18th & 19th. Agate,Jasper,Petrified Wood and Coprolites? Digging tools,Cloths for wading Lewis County,WA - Meet at I-5 exit 63 WAMS Mineral Council Web Page
Blanchard Hill November 8th. Stiltnomelane Hard rock tools Skagit County,WA   Mineral Council Web Page


* Field trips require membership in POW WOW Club $5 single $10 Family.
** Strenuous five mile hike. Will be camping at location


NWR Kathy Earnst (360) 856-0588 or Earnstkk@comcast.net

Ed Lehman (425)334-6282 or wsmced@hotmail.com
Msvl Bob Johnson (425) 231-0716 or bobinevrt@hotmail.com
Ed Lehman (425) 334-6282 or wsmced@hotmail.com
MtBkr Brian Hughes (360) 671-7330
Pow Rocky McCall (360) 629-2515or rm711@tgi.net
Kits Tony Schackmann - (360) 372-2777 or schackpack@tscnet.com
Belv Bruce Himko bellevuerockclub@comcast.net
Boe Erik Chilson - (360) 825-3138
Eking Norma & Kevin (206) 612-3113or coyotekevin@hotmail.com
Evr Bob Johnson - (425) 231-0716
Maple Don Furey - (425) 348-4827 or goldnstuff@earthlink.net
NId Diane Rose - (208) 667-8591 or rockinroses2@msn.com
Pebb Dick Edwards - (360) 579-2807 or seane@whidbey.com
Puy Erik Chilson - (360) 825-3138
Yak
Bill Snell - (509) 933-2093
Skgt Vi Jones - (360) 424-8340
Spok  
WAMS
Mike Messenger (360) 561-6379 or m.messenger@comcast.net
WSMC Ed Lehman (425)334-6282 or wsmced@hotmail.com
Widb
Dick Edwards - (360) 579-2807 or seane@whidbey.com