The Stuart Range near Leavenworth is one of the most beautiful mountains in all of the American West — and yet its granite contains clues that continue to puzzle geologists. Did the granite really form in Mexico and move a thousand miles north to central Washington?
Nick Zentner is the science outreach and education coordinator for the Department of Geological Sciences at Central Washington University. He has produced more than 40 short videos about Central Washington geology. Since 2008, Zentner’s colloquial, humorous lectures have made him a popular speaker at educational and civic organizations throughout the Northwest. In 2015, Nick received the prestigious James Shea Award, a National Association of Geoscience Teachers award recognizing exceptional delivery of Earth Science content to the general public.More stories by Nick Zentner