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Distinguished Lecture Series: “Safari in Texas: How the Ice Age Shaped Our Area” with Frank Cornish

1900 N. Chaparral St.
April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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The Corpus Christi Museum of Science & History is honored to welcome Frank Cornish as part of our Distinguished Lecture Series. Join us at 7:00 p.m. on April 19, 2022 for a riveting lecture on “Safari in Texas: How the Ice Age Shaped Our Area”

About Frank Cornish:

Frank Cornish received his BS from LSU (1973) and MA from UT at Austin (1975) in geology. He began his career with the USGS in Colorado in 1973. After UT he worked the Permian and Anadarko Basins for Getty Oil in Midland and Oklahoma City. In 1978 he started with Texas Oil and Gas in Oklahoma City and was transferred to Corpus Christi as a District Geologist. Since 1990 he has generated prospects for various industry partners including Suemaur Exploration, Yuma Exploration, SV Energy, Camden, and currently, Hurd Enterprises under his company name of Imagine Resources, LLC.

He is the author of several technical and popular articles, including “Dinosaurs”, Texas Highways, 1988 and “Riches in the Heart of Texas”, Texas Parks and Wildlife, 1991. Mr. Cornish has studied and published papers about the Recent / Pleistocene sediments along the Nueces River with Dr. Jon Baskin of Texas A & M, Kingsville in the Texas Journal of Science. Mr. Cornish is a former President and a Distinguished Member of the Corpus Christi Geological Society. This talk was first presented here for an Elderhostel group.

Additional Event Details:

Lectures Held 3rd Tuesday of the Month

Doors Open at 6:30 p.m.

Lecture from 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Q & A Session from 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

FREE to the Public, Donations Appreciated

Complimentary Wine & Hor D’oeuvres (w/ I.D.)

Distinguished Lecture Series: Upcoming Speakers

September 21, 2021
Dr. Charles (Chuck) K. Blend
“A Plethora of Parasites: An Exploration of Deep-Sea Parasitology”

October 19, 2021
Allison Ehrlich, Caller-Times
“Top 5 Throwback Thursdays”

November 16, 2021
Jim Moloney
“Zachary Taylor’s Army in Texas, 1845 – 1846″

January 18, 2022
Steve Emerson & Bill Maxwell
“The Great Texas Freeze of 2021”

February 15, 2022
Dr. Charles (Chuck) K. Blend – Back by Popular Demand!
“Are You Enjoying the Beijing Olympics? Well, Get Ready For the Solar System Olympics!”

March 15, 2022
Dale Rankin
“News from Lake Padre: The History of Development on Padre Island Past & Present”

April 19, 2022
Frank Cornish
“Safari in South Texas: How the Ice Age Shaped Our Area”

May 17, 2022
Alan Holt
“Tropical Topical: Hurricane Season 2022”


Date: April 19
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Venue Name: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Address: 1900 N. Chaparral St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401 United States

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Phone: 361-826-4667