Fossil Expedition Adventure to Floyd County
Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course, Hamilton County
Saturday, June 10, 2017
We will meet at 10 am at the Conservation Office at Brigg's Woods Park and car caravan to Floyd County together. We will be on a quest for Devonian Period marine fossils at Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve by Rockford, Iowa. Participants of this program should bring a one gallon bucket for your collected fossils, sun screen, bug spray, sunglasses, hat, and a bottle of water. Rock hammers, garden trowels, and old silverware are allowed but not necessary for gathering fossils. There is a strict minimum number of 6 people to preregister for this program to take place. To preregister contact John by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-8329570 and leave a voicemail for our County Naturalist / John Laird. Preregistration is due by Monday June 5th at 3:30 pm. Bring your own sack lunch to eat.
10:00 am Meet and depart together
11:30 am Sack Lunch at Picnic Shelter at Fossil & Prairie Park in Floyd County (Bring your lunch)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Fossil Search & Expedition Together (1 Gal of fossils Max per day per person)
1:00 pm to 4:00 Fossil & Prairie Center Open for visitors
3:00 pm Depart for Hamilton County or Depart on your own as you choose.
4:30 pm Arrive back at Brigg's Woods Park
Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve is located at 1227 215th Street, Rockford IA, 50468 and is operated by the Floyd County Conservation Board