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Welcome to the Colorado Scientific Society

The oldest scientific society in the Rocky Mountain region

Founded in 1882, the Colorado Scientific Society promotes knowledge, the understanding of science, and its application to human needs, focusing primarily on earth science, but welcoming members with interests in all fields of science. Learn more.

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Join Colorado Scientific Society at the March for Science in Denver

Saturday, April 22, 2017


Colorado Scientific Society Past Presidents Dinner, Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Manya, A Visit with Marie Curie; a reenactment by Susan Marie Frontczak

Dinner at 5:30 pm and Show at 7:00 pm
at the Mount Vernon Country Club, 24933 Club House Circle, Golden, CO


May Meeting (Emmons Lecture), Thursday, May 18, 2017

Too Warm, Two Poles: How Past Interglacials Should Inform Future Coastal Policy

Julie Brigham-Grette, University of Massachusetts- Amherst

7:00 pm, at the American Mountaineering Center Auditorium, 710 10th St., Golden.
No charge and all are welcome.


We usually meet at The Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 11500 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood CO
Social time beginning at 6:30; meeting & program at 7:00
Map for Shepherd of the Hills


Future Colorado Scientific Society Meetings

Abstracts of past Colo. Scientific Society meetings

Read the April 2017 newsletter.


The Colorado Scientific Society was founded in 1882 as a forum for the exchange of observations and ideas on the topics of earth science. Our lecture series occurs on the third Thursday of each month, from September through May. Lecture topics largely focus on earth science, and are open to the public. In addition to our monthly lecture series, the society is also active in public service. We fund student research grants, construct and post signs that describe local geologic features, and organize and lead several field trips.