Armored Mud Balls are rare! They are only found in Franklin County. They deserve recognition and celebration! Sign the petition to support them as the official "State Sedimentary Structure" of Massachusetts. (ruler is 6 incles. This rock is at the Greenfield Community Geology Path.)
6 minute movie at
Geology Education Products and Services: Tours, Talks, Books, DVDs with a focus on the Connecticut River Valley, Massachusetts brought to you by experienced geologist / educator Richard D. Little, Prof. Emeritus, Greenfield Community College
NEW BOOK: Exploring Franklin County, Western Massachusetts (November 2020) Discover why this is the best place in the world to study geology!
FANTASTIC LANDSCAPES TOURS to Iceland, Canadian Rockies, and USA National Parks (scheduling varies)
Richard and Suzanne Little have been leading "Fantastic Landscapes Tours" for almost 4 decades, inspired by the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. Besides excellent lodgings in National Parks your small group tour includes a DVD of the experience. Contact Prof. Little for more information. HIs books and videos have been used by thousands and are on the Massachusetts State Geology reading list.
DISCOVER ARMORED MUD BALLS! Click on the Armored Mud Ball topic AT TOP OF SCREEN. There is also a PDF with amazing pictures.
Have a "local geology" question? Send Richard an email at RDLittle2000@aol.com