Geology Underfoot with Amy Ellwein – Q&A and Book Signing

Join local author and geologist Amy Ellwein at Townie Books next week! Get your rock nerd on! Presentation, Q&A, book sales and signing. Thursday, October 20th at 6:30 pm.

Amy Ellwein moved to Crested Butte in 2010, but started doing geology in the Gunnison Valley in 1994. Currently a research professor in geology at Western Colorado University and owner of Paradox Geologic, science communication for public audiences has been an important part of her career.

If you like geology, check out her Facebook page “Travels with Dr. Rock” for bite-sized geologic stories from the Intermountain West, with special focus on Colorado’s Western Slope.

Amy is co-author of the new book, Geology Underfoot on Colorado’s Western Slope. This tenth book in the Geology Underfoot Series offers an inside view of the uniquely enigmatic landscape west of the Continental Divide in Colorado.

Join a team of geologists as they use clear prose, concise illustrations, and dramatic, full-color photographs to tell the deep-time stories of 26 geologic sites.

Fossil collectors, rock hounds, hot potters, miners, and adventurers of all ages can use this guide to better understand the geology underfoot throughout Colorado’s beautiful Western Slope.


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