Meeting Location

The NCGS meets each last Wednesday of the month in Orinda at the Masonic Center, 9 Altarinda Rd.  There is a social period at 6:30 p.m. At 7 p.m. a talk (no dinner).  The general public is welcome.  Cost is $5 per regular member and nonmembers; $1 per student member, and $1 per K – 12 teachers.





NCGS 2016-2017 Calendar

(Please click on the available links to view the abstract and speaker biographies; for previous yearly calendar of events see bottom of page)



9 Altarinda Road, Orinda, California

6:30 p.m. social; 7 p.m. talk (No Dinner)



The Start of the NCGS Year!!


September 28, 2016 Rick Wilson, California Geological Survey

Addressing California’s Tsunami Hazard

6:30 Social; 7:00 pm Talk at Orinda Masonic Lodge


October 26, 2016 Dr. Brian Collins, US Geological Survey

Processes of exfoliation-induced rock falls: recent studies from California’s Sierra Nevada

6:30 Social; 7:00 pm Talk at Orinda Masonic Lodge


November 16, 2016 (One Week Early)

Dr. Julia Sigwart, Associate Professor and UCMP Visiting Scholar, Two Miles Underwater: A Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

6:30 Social; 7:00 pm Talk at Orinda Masonic Lodge


No Meeting in December




2016 - 2017 NCGS Events and Field  Trips

(When available, click on the following links to download field trip applications)





Do you have a place you’ve wanted to visit for the geology?  Let us know.  We’re definitely interested in ideas.  For those suggestions, or for questions regarding, field trips, please contact our Field Trip Coordinator Stefano Mazzoni (see About the NCGS page).







Older Calendar of Events



2003 - 2004 Calendar of Events




2004 - 2005 Calendar of Events




2005 - 2006 Calendar of Events



2006 - 2007 Calendar of Events



2007 - 2008 Calendar of Events



2008 - 2009 Calendar of Events



2009 - 2010 Calendar of Events



2010 - 2011 Calendar of Events



2011 - 2012 Calendar of Events



2012 - 2013 Calendar of Events



2013 - 2014 Calendar of Events



2014-2015 Calendar of Events



2015-2016 Calendar of Events




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