Falls Fossil Symposium

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Gear for serious amateur palentologists, the symposium features talks on Saturday, August 13 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m) and a field trip to collect Ordovician fossils on Sunday, August 14 (8:00 a.m. to ?).

Topics / Invited speakers:
Ozarkian mollusks from eastern Missouri, Chris Cozart, Wheaton, Illinois
Ordovician nautiloids, John Catalani, Chicago, Illinois
Cincinnatian crinoids, Jack Kallmeyer, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Life of Rafinesquina brachiopods, Dr. Ben Dattilo, IUPU Fort Wayne
The Afterlife of Rafinesquina brachiopods, Dr. Rebecca Freeman, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Keynote: Trilobite “Pompeii” Horizons with “Frozen Behavior” Dr. Carlton Brett, University of Cincinnati

Also includes a behind the scenes tour of the park's fossil collection and a guided tour of "An Ancient Sea" gallery by Alan Goldstein, the state park's paleontologist / naturalist.

Interpretive Center admission, parking and snacks are provided with registration. Meals are not included, although we will reserve space for any conference attendee to dine in a group at a riverfront restaurant.

Cost: $20.00 Registration deadline - August 4 or 30 participants, whichever is first. To register or obtain additional information, please contact: Alan Goldstein / agoldstein@dnr.in.gov / 812-280-9970 ext. 403
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