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Geology Instructor Featured in Local News

COCC Geology instructor, Hal Wershow, was recently interviewed by local news media Central Oregon Daily News and featured on the Trail Scholar hiking blog.

Little Did I Know: Climate change in Central Oregon -
Video interview by Scott Elnes of Central Oregon Daily News. Hal discusses climate change in Central Oregon including economic impact and local solutions that can help.

Hike with a Field Geologist -
Interview by Emily Parent of Trail Scholar. Hal hiked with Emily from Green Lakes Trail head toward the base of South Sister and discussed the geological discoveries along the way.


For more information contact Hal Wershow, Assistant Professor II of Geology at


Hal Wershow Geology Interviews