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Field Trips / Classroom Visits


Did you know that Michigan was a tropical paradise millions of years ago, with amazing coral reefs?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be face to face with rock that was over 400 MILLION years old?

Contact us for a visit to find out! Schedule your class or group field trip or, if you live in southwest Michigan, allow us to come into your classroom.

Field trips include a tour of our core lab and a hands-on activity session in the following areas: Michigan Geology, Natural Resources, Beaches and Sand, The Water Cycle, Climate Change, Glaciers in Michigan.

Classroom trips include hands on activity sessions in the following areas: Michigan Geology and Natural Resources, Sands and Beaches, Hydrogeology, Climate Change, Carbon Sequestration.


Kathy Wright


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Peter Voice

Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education (MGRRE)
Department of Geosciences

Western Michigan University

1903 W. Michigan Ave.

Kalamazoo, Michigan  49008-5241
(269) 387-8696