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Colorado HistoricPreservation Month
The theme for this year is“Participate in Preservation”
For further informationcontact:
Bob Hale(719) 213-3383www.gpoc.com
Please refer to the information below for further events as well
Gold Hill PoliceStation7:00 PM955 MorenoAvenue, CS, CO
10 AM - 1 PMWestern Museumof Mining &Industry225 N. Gate Blvd.CS, CORichard Stockton(719)-233-0098
“Lets Go GoldPanning”
sClaimsa special invite toGPOC membersand other clubssee info below
Victor Mine Tour
Victor LowellThomas Museum
Third & VictorAvenueVictor, COsee info on pg. 4
GeneralMembershipMeetingMetal Detectingby Larry Weilnau
7:00 PM3400 N.NevadaCS, CO
9:00 AMExit 163 W. 1stproperty past theChurch to
GPOCyellow truck. 2235County Line Rd.,MonumentRSVP
firstname.lastname@example.org info below
Fossil Collecting inthe NIOBRARA9:00 AM
http://www.csms.us/ events/ eventsindex.htmlsee info below
Old Colorado CityColoradoVolunteers needed
see info below
s Go Gold Panning Days” May 7th and 8th
This traditional GPOC event brings prospectors of all levels together toshare their expertise, learn new methods, and use and observe differenttypes of equipment. The GPOC will provide a main dish for a Saturday nightpotluck. Please bring a side dish or desert, as well as your uniqueequipment. To be held at Woody 1 & 2. If camping please pay attention toany ﬁre bans.Sunday you can learn about the geology of the area from a “Walk With aGeologist”, and you can continue to play, learn and share.
Fossil Collecting in the NIOBRARA Formation
e will meet our hosts Kathryn Osborn and Diane Anderson of GPOCat the State of Colorado Trinidad Rest Area just north of Trinidad
This Field Trip is limited to 15 Vehicles (Approx. 30 people) (Junior members and anyone under 18 years of age must be accompanied byan adult - not recommended for children). NOTE: SIGNUP FOR THISFIELD TRIP WILL BE CLOSED AT 12:00 NOON ON FRIDAY MAY13TH. $10 per person. Further information at: http://www.csms.us/events/eventsindex.html
GOLD TROUGHS May 13th-14th 9:00 AM
The metal liners are done and we are looking for volunteers to help build thewood frames and stands for the troughs that are used at the GPOC golddemonstrations.
Please contact Wayne Wittkopp email@example.com for further information and car pooling. See
calendar for directions.
USGS Free GPS Map, and Compass Classes
of each month. The sessions are held in Building 810 atthe Denver Federal Center, Lakewood; Map and Compass sessions are inthe morning, 9-11 a.m., and "Using GPS with Topo Maps" in the afternoon,12-4 p.m. You may sign up for either or both classes. Call for reservations:(303) 202-4689 or send an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation Department Earth Science Field Classes
All of the classes are outdoor-based adventure type classes designed for people of all ages and interest levels, led by Steven W. Veatch.These ﬁeld classes do carry Colorado School of Mines credit for a small fee, but that is entirely optional. The fees have been kept very low due to the poor economy.
These classes are for
interested in rocks, minerals, fossils, andgeology. For teachers or others needing college credit, each ﬁeld classcarries 0.50 semester hours of Colorado School of Mines graduate levelcredit. If you desire college credit, you may register with the instructor duringthe start of the class and pay a small Colorado School of Mines tuition fee. Ifyou don
t need the college credit, come and spend a fun day out in the ﬁeld.Register today with the Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation Department
as these classes are very popular and ﬁll up fast.
Field Studies in Geology: The Greater Alma Mining District (K-12)
Credit0.50 semester credit hours
Date July 10
Time: 8:00am-5:45pm Instructor: Steven Veatch Tuition Fee: (payable duringworkshop for Colorado School of Mines credit—entirely optional): $ 35.00.Registration Fee (payable to Cripple Creek Parks and Recreation Dept., canpay by VISA via phone):
Registration Contact: Cripple Creek Parksand Recreation,
. Registration fee includes ﬁeld guide andsnacks.Explore the history of the Greater Alma mining district -- how it acceleratedthe settlement of the West, and the contributions the district made to theeconomic growth of Colorado. Life in frontier mining camps, earlyprospecting methods, and lode mining adapted to high elevations will bepresented. Area geology will be reviewed, including recentmineralexploration and production. Transportation from Cripple Creek to Alma and aﬁeld guide will be included.
May 28, 29 & 30, 2011
This will be the GPOC
s ﬁst major event of the year. Volunteers are neededfor set-up, demonstrations, the Prospector
s store and breaking down. Youwill earn volunteer hours and points for discounts in the club store. Pleasearrive at our booth and sign-up to participate.Territory Days to commemorates Old Colorado City as the ﬁrst capitol of theColorado Territory in 1861.
Opens each day at 10 a.m. Closes at 7 p.m. on Saturday & Sunday. OnMonday, we close at 6 p.m.
Larry Weilnau, former Nationaland many timeColorado Stateand GPAAGold PanningChampion, willdo apresentationon MetalDetecting atthis month’sGeneralMembershipmeeting.