Field Trips

Field trips are usually scheduled for the Saturday following the first Sunday of each month. There are exceptions, so please check the dates!   As in most years, there are no field trips in August and December.

If you plan to attend a field trip, please inform the leader at least three days before the expedition, except for the trips to Shark Tooth Hill, and for those, you need to RSVP two weeks in advance.

 


 

FIELD TRIPS CALENDAR

August-Dark

September 16, 2017-TENTATIVE: WHIRL-WIND FOSSIL-COLLECTING TOUR OF RINCON HILL, SANTA BARBARA DUMP, AND PERHAPS ISLA VISTA IN SANTA BARBARA-Led by Dr. Austin Hendy.  Details to follow.  Members only. Contact person: Karol McQueary: karolmcqueary@gmail.com.

October 14, 2017- FIELD TRIP TO THE LOS ANGELES NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM TO SEE THE NEW CALIFORNIA STATE DINOSAUR!  The Southern CA Paleontological Society was the co-sponsor of the bill that adopted Augustynolophus morrisi as the official state dinosaur. We’ll see it in person, as well as the current dinosaurs being prepared at NHM! Members only, totally booked!   Jennifer Kerr: jenfossils@aol.com.

November 11, 2017-China Lake Petroglyphs!  A fabulous tour of incredible petroglyphs at a top-secret military base at China Lake.  You’ll have to go through a security screening, but it’s well-worth it!   RSVP at least three weeks in advance is a must to have time to be security-processed! Contact person: Jennifer Kerr: jenfossils@aol.com. Members only, age-limit, 10-years-old. Sorry! Top-Secret military base requirements, not mine! Contact person: Jennifer Kerr-jenfossils@aol.com

December 3, 2017-HOLIDAY POT-LUCK, SILENT AUCTION, AND GIFT EXCHANGE. NO FIELD TRIPS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER!

 

 

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