Geologists learn studying past holds keys to future during visit to Red Rock Canyon
A sign warns of predators that prey on endangered tortoises and their eggs, while the vivid colors of Red Rock Canyon provide a dramatic backdrop from the visitor’s center March 15 at red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas. About 30 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers geologists and technicians from across the nation toured the conservation area to conduct a paleoflood exercise and hike the trail along the Keystone Thrust Fault as part of a capstone event to the 2018 Geotechnical, Geology and Materials Community of Practice National Training Event March 13 to 15 in Boulder City, Nevada.