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Walking & Geoheritage Tour of Phoenix, AZ

The main entrance to old Phoenix City Hall on the west side of the historic Maricopa County Courthouse is faithfully guarded by two terra cotta sculptures of the mythological phoenix. This is just one stop on the walking tour of downtown Phoenix launched in time for the 5,800+ geoscientists descending on Phoenix for the 131st Annual Conference of the Geological Society of America at the Phoenix Convention Center, 22-25 Sept 2019.

Using Arizona to Explore the Moon

The Black Point Lava Flow in a new AZGS electronic postcard is a timely reminder of the Apollo program, 50 years after the first landing on the Moon, and of NASA’s recently articulated goal to land astronauts at the lunar south pole within the next five years.  

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