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FIELD TRIP: Discovering Carpinteria Tar Pits
Saturday, August 26
9:00 AM-NOON

Explore and learn about local geology as it relates to the formation of fossils fuels and "tar" with Geologist, Sabina Thomas. Visit the Carpinteria asphaltum (bitumen) deposits and learn about the history of asphalt mining and oil production. Participants will discover remnants of Santa Barbara and Carpinteria's once flourishing asphalt mining industry.

$45 Members; $50 non-members

Pre-registration required; limited enrollment.

Information: Call Stefanie Coleman at 805-682-4711 ext. 170 or

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