ELK TWP. — Geologist Dr. Kevin Kincare, PhD, of Manistee, examines hillsides, lakes, gravel pits and other terrain in the Manistee National Forest, and can specify how glacial activity shaped the area. The Elk Township Hall was filled with area residents on Aug. 15, listening intently to his research finds.
Kincare, a United States Geological Survey research geologist for the Manitsee National Forest, maps the glacial history of the land. His expertise is erosion, sedimentation, unconsolidated deposits and stratigraphy.