This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer The Geology of Western National Parks: Valles Caldera, New Mexico Evening Lecture/Seminar Monday, May 1, 2023 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET Code: 1NV030 Location: This online program is presented on Zoom. Select your Tickets $25 Member $30 Non-Member Save when you purchase this program as a part of one of these series! 3 Program Series: The Geology of Western National Parks Find series tickets Resize text Forested volcanic caldera in the Jemez mountains, Valles Caldera National Park Join geologist Kirt Kempter as he explores the geology of Western National Parks over the course of 2023, with an in-depth look at one location every month. Each program’s content is enhanced by geologic maps, photos, and Google Earth imagery. Session Information Valles Caldera, New Mexico For many geologists, the Valles Caldera National Preserve represents the crown jewel of New Mexico geology. With a spectacular 13-mile diameter crater (caldera) from an eruption approximately 1.25 million years ago, the park also hosts large herds of elk, a healthy population of black bear, and forested volcanic domes of spruce, fir, and ponderosa pine. The preserve’s resurgent caldera is recognized as the world’s type example, which fostered the recognition and interpretation of supervolcanoes worldwide, including Yellowstone. Additional Sessions March 6 - Grand Canyon, Arizona (from our winter series) April 10 - Zion and Bryce, Utah June 5 - Death Valley, California General Information View Common FAQs and Policies about our Online Programs on Zoom.