Fossil Expedition Adventure to Floyd County

Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course, Hamilton County

Saturday, May 11, 2019

We will meet at 10:00 am at the Conservation Office at Briggs 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 hccblaird@wmtel.nett or call 515-8329570 and leave a voicemail for our County Naturalist / John Laird. Preregistration is due by Monday May 6th 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 3:00 pm Fossil Search & Expedition Together (1 Gal of fossils Max per day per person)

 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Fossil & Prairie Center Open

 3:00 pm Depart for Hamilton County or Depart on your own as you choose.

 4:30 pm Arrive back at Briggs Woods Park

Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve is located at 1227 215th Street, Rockford IA, 50468 and is operated by the Floyd County Conservation Board


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Fossil Expedition Adventure to Floyd County


Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Conservation Office Building
2490 Briggs Woods Trail
Webster City, IA 50595
Email John at or call 515-832-9570
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