• April 2013

    Spring is essentially here in South Texas. Gas prices are in the $3.75/MCF range and Oil is fairly steady between $90-$100/BBL. CCGS has two formal noon luncheons left for our operational year with a local excellent presentation lined up for April and the May finale speaker is being worked on. Our speaker for March, Jeffery […]

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  • March 2013

    Spring is rapidly approaching our part of the World. Winter in the United States has been skewed toward the North Eastern 1/3 of our Country this year due to the predominant position of the steering jet stream. The South Western United States has literally been on the warm side of that steering jet stream and […]

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  • January 2013

    Season’s greetings from CCGS. Happy New Year and I trust you had a wonderful Christmas with your family. 2013 is here and into the future we go. Life and Geology are wondrous continuums of change. Change is the ultimate denominator of the entire Universe so embrace it! On Monday, December 3th Volunteers from CCGS met […]

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  • December 2012

    Our November meeting was a very important meeting in that nine students from our surrounding universities received Scholarship awards to help with the expense of their Geoscience Education. Congratulations to all the students who received Scholarships supporting their hard work and efforts. This month we have two milestone announcements: The first being that after several […]

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  • November 2012

    The Boulders In Schools Program is really starting to “roll”. CCGS has placed Boulders in five Schools and at the Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens, the last one being Kaffee Middle School, with several more lined up to happen between now and the end of the year. This CCGS Program is suddenly becoming increasingly popular with […]

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  • October 2012

    CCGS is definitely “out of the bronc gate” for the start of our “Embrace Geology” year! What-A-BBQ that was! Thank you Members, and Guests, and Students for the tremendous turnout at the Kickoff BBQ served up South Texas Style in the BBQ Man Patio Cantina. Mike Lucente that was an amazing display of fossilized bones […]

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  • September 2012

    The CCGS is already rolling with a full head of steam this year and has been through most of the Summer of 2012. One of our most important functions of the summer was the annual CCGS Saltwater Fishing Tournament which was held on Saturday, July 28th. We had a great turnout and this year we […]

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  • May 2012

    BONES IN SCHOOLS UPDATE The Houston Geological Society (HGS) has approved an initial $21,000 budget for the Bones in Schools program. We will be supplying bones to them and they will be buying murals from us for displays. We are happy to carry on Owen Hopkins’ vision to expand the Bones in Schools program to […]

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  • April 2012

    FLASH!! “BONES IN SCHOOLS” IS CONTAGIOUS! Many of you may be wondering what the status of our Bones in Schools program is since the loss of Owen Hopkins. Now that Phase Two is winding down, (Phase One was Maps in Schools), we must thank the financial contributions of our members for making “Bones” a success. […]

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  • March 2012

    JOSEPH VINCENT MCCULLOUGH 1928 – 2012 We mourn the passing of another CCGS member, Joe McCullough. Joe was a member of the “greatest generation”. He was 83 years old and a man of incredible character with unwavering values. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in San Antonio and received a BS at Texas A&M […]

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