Fossil Expedition Adventure to Floyd County

Briggs Woods Park and Golf Course, Hamilton County

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Meeting Location: Conservation Office, 2490 Brigg’s Woods Trail, Webster City Destination Location: Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve 1227 215th Street, Rockford, IA

Time: 10:00 am Meet & Depart for Floyd County by car caravan.           

11:30 am Sack Lunch at Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve Picnic Shelter (Bring your own sack lunch)           

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Fossil Expedition (1 Gallon Bucket per person per day limit)             

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

3:00 pm Departure for Hamilton County             

4:30 pm Arrive back at Brigg’s Woods Park              

Depart on your own schedule. Leave sooner or later as you choose. We will be on a quest for Devonian Period marine fossils at the quarry site located at Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve in Floyd County. Participants of this program should bring a 1gallon 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 of 6 people to preregister for this program to take place. Questions contact John Laird at 515-297-0423 or jlaird@hamiltoncounty.org

 

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Bring a sack lunch along to eat at the picnic shelter when we arrive at Fossil & Prairie Park.

What

Fossil Expedition Adventure to Floyd County

When

Saturday, May 14, 2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Fossil & Prairie Park Preserve
1227 215th Street
Rockford, IA 50468
John Laird at 515-297-0423 or jlaird@hamiltoncounty.org
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