2022 Conference

The Goochland Terrane Revisited – Insights from Recent Mapping and Geochronology

Friday – Saturday, November 11th-12th

Short Pump & Manakin

VGFC22picDavid Spears, Geology and Mineral Resources Program, Virginia Energy

Nick Evans, Virginia Groundwater LLC

Patrick Finnerty, Geology and Mineral Resources Program, Virginia Energy

The 2022 Virginia Geological Field Conference will return to the field with an exciting trip across the eastern Piedmont’s Goochland Terrane to see complex rocks and discuss new findings.  A welcome party with will take place at Atlas 42 in Short Pump/Innsbruck on Richmond’s westside on Friday, November 11th @ 6 p.m.  Appetizers, soft drinks, and coffee will be provided plus there will be a cash bar. The the VGFC business meeting and an introductory talk will commence at 6:30 p.m.

The field trip will assemble at the Luck Stone facility at Boscobel (Manakin) on Saturday, November 12th @ 7 a.m.  The trip will finish at a rural brewery with a complimentary beverage and return to Manakin by ~5:30 p.m.  There are numerous hotels in the westside Richmond and Short Pump areas, although rates are currently high.