Join us for a walk with geologist, Robert J. (Bob) Lillie, as we take a journey up Fitton Green and through geological time. We’ll learn about the forces, including volcanic eruptions, tectonic plates, and erosion, that formed Oregon’s spectacular mountains, valleys, and coastlines. Bob draws on his experience as a geology professor, park ranger, and graphic illustrator to tell the geological story of the Corvallis region and its connections to Oregon’s natural and cultural history. This outing is sure to fill up quickly, so reserve your spot today!
For more information and to sign up for this walk, please email Rebecca.
Bob Lillie is a writer, illustrator, and national park ranger specializing in communicating park landscapes and their deeper meanings to the public. He was a Professor of Geosciences at Oregon State University (1984 to 2011) and is a Certified Interpretive Trainer through the National Association for Interpretation. His new book is “Oregon’s Island in the Sky: Geology Road Guide to Marys Peak.” At the end of the walk, copies will available for purchase and signing.
Lillie’s other books include “Beauty from the Beast: Plate Tectonics and the Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest (2015) and “Parks and Plates: The Geology of Our National Parks, Monuments, and Seashores” (2005)