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Fossil Field Experience

August 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day 18 of the month, repeating until October 19, 2019

$20

At 9:00 a.m., you will meet up at Cove Point Lighthouse. You will learn about Miocene fossils and what to look for. From 9:30 to approximately 11:30 a.m., you will explore the beach to search for fossilized shell, bone, and sharks’ teeth. Lunch is on your own. Picnic facilities are available at the museum. Report to the admission desk at the museum by 1 p.m. to get your admission sticker and to meet up with the educator. You will get a guided tour of the Calvert Marine Museum’s fossil hall and have an opportunity to explore our fossil prep lab. Working with the museum educator, you will identify the fossils you have found. The program ends at 2 p.m., and you are welcome to continue to explore the museum on your own. Wear appropriate clothing for beach combing, and bringing a change of clothes is recommended.

Details

Date:
August 18, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$20
Event Tags:
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Website:
http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/215/Fossil-Field-Experience

Organizer

Calvert Marine Museum
Phone:
410-326-2042
Email:
Anjelica.Eitel@calvertcountymd.gov
Website:
http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/

Venue

Calvert Marine Museum
14200 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, 20688 United States
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Phone:
410-326-2042
Website:
http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com

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