Tag Archives: Discovery Speakers Series

Stan Grove: Jade

Jade collector Stan Grove of the Riverton Mineral and Gem Society will be giving his talk “Green in Them Hills: The Allure of Fremont County Jade.” Since at least the 1930s, south-central Wyoming has been recognized as a top locality for nephrite jade of various colors and textures, well suited for jewelry and carving, and with an international market. Stan will present the story of this mineral treasure – its geology, history and lapidary appeal.

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“Ross Goff Lost Cabin Gas Plant Talk”

Ross works as the superintendent of the Gas Plant in Lost Cabin and will be giving a talk about the past and current operations in the Lysite area. Ross will be presenting on a general history of gas and the wells put in since the 1950s for our Speaker Series event, and will be answering questions about the area.

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“Geology for our Rock Hounds”

Lander has a long history of people coming to the area to search for rocks and see geological wonders. Join us for an evening as Jan Earle, PhD, tells us more about our landscape in this Wyoming Community Bank Discovery Speakers Series program on June 20th at 6:30pm at the Pioneer Museum in Lander.

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