new AAPG Foundation funds have been established by and in honor
of former AAPG president and Foundation trustee Eugene F. Reid.
E.F. Reid Scouting Fund will support programs that teach
geology to young people in the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and other
youth organizations as determined by the Trustees of the Foundation.
Boy Scout Geology Merit Badge requirements and supporting instructive
materials were developed and are updated from time to time with
Foundation support and input from AAPG members and Boy Scout staff.
AAPG members also perform administrative and teaching functions
at various local and national Boy Scout venues in connection with
the Geology Merit Badge. This fund provides perpetual support for
this and similar activities with the Boy Scouts and other youth
was named in recognition of Bud Reid's long-time dedication and
financial support of the Boy Scouts and the Boy Scout Geology Merit
E.F. Reid Dibblee Fund supports the work of the Thomas
W. Dibblee Jr. Center for Geology, which was created through the
merger of the Thomas W. Dibblee Jr. Geological Foundation and the
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
assistance will help in publication of up to 200 geological maps
of central and southern California research by Dibblee during his
lifetime of fieldwork.
been an avid financial supporter of the Dibblee mapping projects
through generous donations to the Foundation.
make a donation to either of these funds, or for more information,
contact Diane Keim in the Foundation office, at 918-560-2674; e-mail
or go to foundation.aapg.org.