Support the Scholarship!
1. Make your check out to the AWG Foundation.
- 2. Specify that you want your money to go for the 'AWG-PNW Tanaka Scholarship'
- * Note: undirected funds go to AWGF's unrestricted funds.
- 3. Send to:
4611 S. Evanston Ave
Tulsa, OK 74105
Support Science Fair Judging!
The chapter continues to sponsor judging at local science fairs but without financial assistance from the AWG Foundation. If you wish to help support the chapter's minor expenses (books and judges' travel expenses), please send a check to "AWG-PNW" at:
PO Box 28391
Seattle, WA 98118
- Please include "Science Fair Donation" on the memo line. Your donation will NOT be tax-deductible.
Copyright by AWG_PNW
Design by Minimalistic Design
When the Spokane and Puget Sound Chapters merged to form the Pacific Northwest Chapter in 2007, the chapter grew to serve both Washington and Oregon. Our members live in Washington and Oregon and beyond to Idaho and British Columbia. To promote professional growth and AWG's goals, we get together for formal and informal events, mostly in the Seattle and Portland areas.
AWG Canadian Rockies Field Trip
AWG Canadian Rockies Field Trip
August 28th through September 7th
Registration deadline April 15th
See brochure for more information
AWG Field Trip To Point Roberts Area
Field Trip To Point Roberts Area, WA
postponed until next Spring or early Summer
AWG-NWGS Joint Meeting
"Travels in Geology – Antarctica and the Scotia Arc: Tectonics, Climate and Life"
Presented by Jody Bourgeois
UW Earth and Space Science Dept. professor
April 8, 2014
AWG Seattle Meeting
"An Overview of Puget Lowland Geology and Considerations for Stormwater Management"
Presented by Jennifer H. Saltonstall
Geologist and Hydrogeologist at Associated Earth Sciences, Inc.
January 27, 2014
Women in AEG/AWG Breakfast at AEG Annual Meeting
Women in AEG/AWG Breakfast
During the annual Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists (AEG) meeting held this year in Seattle, WA on Sept. 13th
AWG-PNW Spring Field Trip
Field Trip to Northern Grant County with Mark Amara
on Saturday April 13 Road trip up the Grand Coulee, including a hike up Steamboat Rock and plus a tour of the Moses Lake Superfund Site.
AWG Portland Spring Event @ PBS
Spring into the 2013 field season by sharing your pictures, stories, and rock samples with other geologists and students.
We are gathering at 5:30 PM at PBS Engineering & Environmental
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
AWG Cuba Field Trip
Association for Women Geoscientists Cuba Field Trip
March 10-20, 2013
AWG Seattle Meeting
Geologic Disasters - One Municipality's Plan
Erika Lund, City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
7:30 PM at City Of Seattle Emergency Operations Center
AWG-AEG Joint Meeting
Association of Environmental &
Engineering Geologists and Association for Women
Second Annual Joint Portland-Area Meeting
December 18, 2012 | 6:00-9:00 pm
Speaker: Dulcy Berri from PBS
AWG-AWS Joint Meeting
Association for Women Geoscientists and Association for Women in Science
Developing Geothermal Energy in the Pacific Northwest
by Susan Petty, CTO of AltaRock Energy, Inc.
December 12, 2012
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Pelton Auditorium, Weintraub Building
Portland AWG Hike/Outing
Portland AWG Hike/Outing on the south-side of Mount St. Helens
~6 mile hike from Red Rock Pass through two debris flow zones
Saturday, September 15
On the trail crossing the Butte Camp Dome debris flow depositional area and looking back at Mt. St. Helens.
AWG Seattle Area Outing
Seattle Area AWG Tour of the Cedar River Watershed
June 9, 2012
Group photo on the Masonry Dam. Front row (left to right): Kathy Vanderwal Dube, Marcia Knadle, Shari Silverman, Holly Glaser. Back row (left to right): Tom Dube, Grant Knadle, Betsy Hay, Lynn Simmons, Mary Lynne Poole, Anne Lutrick, David South, Jackie Hughes.
AWG Grand Canyon Raft Trip
2012 AWG Raft Trip down the Grand Canyon
June 4-12, 2012
AWG-NWS Joint Meeting
Association for Women Geoscientists and Northwest Geological Society
EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEYS, BUT WHOM TO ASK?
by Oregon State Geologist Dr. Vicki McConnell
5:30pm: No-host social hour, 6:30pm: Buffet dinner, 7:30pm: Speaker program
Tuesday May 8, 2012
Talaris Conference Center, 4000 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA.
All are welcome to attend - reservations required for dinner
Dinner $40 ($20 for students)
AWG 35th Anniversary Convention
March 16, 2012 in Hartford, Connecticut
at the downtown Hartford Marriot
Afternoon fieldtrip, workshops, and speakers
AWG Meeting @ Bellevue, WA
MICROMORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF A STRATIGRAPHIC PROFILE AT THE PALEOINDIAN LITHIC SITE OF BEAR CREEK, REDMOND, WA
6:00 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. pizza dinner, 7:30 p.m. speaker
Thursday March 1, 2012
The chapter has changed and it now has members in Oregon and Washington, and beyond. When the members were mostly near Puget Sound, this was our logo. Now we have two states and lots of mountains to investigate. The chapter invites you to send in your idea for an expanded logo.Please submit your ideas to the editor at awg-ps.org. All entries will be posted!
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the web editor at
Ann Guhman (L), former AWGF Treasurer, joins Marcia Knadle (R), AWG-PNW Chapter President, by one of the imposing Standing Stones of Steness, Orkney Islands, visited on the 2008 AWG field trip to Scotland.
AWG Goals: Encourage the participation of women in the geosciences. Exchange educational, technical, and professional information. Enhance the professional growth and advancement of women in the geosciences.
The Association for Women Geoscientists Foundation, or AWGF for short, is a tax exempt, 501(c)(301) corporation. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.