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Piscataquis Geology Spring 2024


with David Slagger

Calendar May 1, 2024 at 4 pm

Explore the geological wonders of Piscataquis County! This class is not your typical exploration—it’s a captivating blend of in-class research and hands-on fieldwork. Dive deep into the rich mining history of the region, with a special focus on towns like Guilford (known for silver mines) and Blanchard (home to beryl and black tourmaline mines). Our adventure extends to the local rivers, where we’ll seek out precious stones and minerals, including gold, pyrite, feldspar, smokey quartz, jasper, chert, rhyolite, and other semi-precious gems that have left their mark on Piscataquis County. Stay tuned for exciting field dates and locations, all thoughtfully chosen for easy accessibility. Come prepared in comfortable clothing and footwear for an exploration that promises not just knowledge but a genuine hands-on experience of the geological treasures that define our region. Get ready to unearth the secrets beneath your feet!

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One-on-One "Computer Lab" with Leah Gomes
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One-on-One "Computer Lab" with Leah Gomes


with Leah Gomes

Unlock the full potential of your digital experience with a personalized "Computer Lab" appointment featuring PVAEC Technology Instructor, Leah Gomes! This exclusive one-on-one session is tailor-made for addressing your specific concerns or questions related to your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

Bring your fully charged device and come prepared with a list of questions or concerns you'd like to delve into with Leah. Whether you're troubleshooting, eager to explore new features, or seeking tips to optimize your device's performance, this session promises to be a valuable opportunity for enhancing your digital literacy.

To secure your spot, call or text Leah today at 207-341-5369 or reach out via email at Invest in your tech-savvy journey for just $15 per hour, and let Leah guide you through a personalized learning experience to elevate your digital prowess. Don't miss out on this chance to unlock the full potential of your devices!


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