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  • Fossil Hunting in Fillmore County

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    Name: Fossil Hunting in Fillmore County
    Date: July 21, 2017
    Time: 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Event Description:

    Collect fossils older than dinosaurs! At Whispering Winds, Spring Valley, you will tour fossil collections of ancient sea creatures including Gastropods, Cephalopods, Trilobites, Fisherites, Bryozoans and Brachiopods. Then you’ll travel to 2-3 sites to hunt, all within 7 miles of Spring Valley, and collect your own fossils- guaranteed! Bring a bag for carrying your fossils. If you bring a hammer, you must have eye protection. There is always the chance that you could find ice-aged fossils, Native American artifacts, cold water agates, and geodes. The class meets at Eagle Bluff and travels via Eagle Bluff van to Whispering Winds. All ages welcome!
    Note: Travel time is included at beginning and end of class.
    **Schedule a private fossil hunt, tailored to you. For 1 to 10 individuals. Perfect for individuals trying to grow their collection, birthday parties, completion of Boy and Girl Scout Badges, or just a fun day out!

    Optional fee: $5 for a laminated fossil site map, several different site maps are available. Cash payable to instructor at class
    Preregistration required

    Location:
    Eagle Bluff
    28097 Goodview Dr
    Lanesboro, MN 55949
    Contact Information:
    Jennie Dieterman - Skills School Coordinator
    Fees/Admission:
    6 years and younger are free
    Early Bird - 7-12 years $20 / 13 and older $40

    Regular (less than 3 weeks before) - 7-12 years $25 / 13 and older $45

     
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