As a youngster, Patrick Nurre spent many Saturdays rockhounding near the Big Horn River in Montana, leading to a lifelong study of geology. Today, Patrick is a popular speaker on geology and worldview, and teaches classes and leads field trips, including hisYellowstone Creation Adventure for families. Patrick's non-profit ministry, Northwest Treasures, creates geology kits and curricula from a young-Earth perspective. He is the author of eleven geology textbooks, including Bedrock Geology (high school), Geology and Our National Parks, and Geology for Kids (grades 4-8). Patrick and his wife Vicki live in the Seattle area, and have three children and two grandchildren. Patrick is a Certified Biblical Creation Ministry Professional.