National Fossil Day Celebration
National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values. For more information visit the National Fossil Day webpage.
DATE | October 11 – Wed.
TIME | 5:00pm – 8:00pm
COST | Free
PARKING | At 5:00pm, the parking lot (Lot B) to the east of the building becomes free parking. Enter through the breezeway.
DESCRIPTION | Activities include rock and fossil identifications; tours of the Research Collections Room, which only happen once a year; watch a selection of the new PBS Digital Studios YouTube show - EONS. Kids can check out the Junior Paleontologist Table.
TOUR STATIONS | There will be volunteers at each station with information and to answer questions during this open house. All stations will be in the C.H. Clapp building (CHCB). For more information on any of these stations visit the Welcome Area on the 1st floor, east atrium. Follow the Triceratops footprint signs!Basement