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Date:
April 29, 2018
Time:
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Time Details:
Check - in at Poricy Park Nature center for a brief intro, then you drive down to the fossil beds.
Location:
Poricy Park
Address:
345 Oak Hill Road
Middletown, NJ 07748
Contact:
7327615-2260
Cost:
5-12, $5.00 (R) $6.00 13+, $8.00 (R) $10.00 (NR)
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Community Fossil Hunt

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Pre- Registration Required

Calling all amateur paleontologists!  Come dig up some Middletown history at Poricy Brook Fossil Beds.  Expect to find marine fossils from the Cretaceous period, 65-72 million years ago.  Meet at the Poricy Park Nature Center for a short orientation before travelling to the fossil beds.  An experienced guide will provide you with a trowel and sifter, as well as help you identify your treasures.  Please wear rubber boots or old sneakers as your feet will get wet.  Sandals, flip-flops, and other slip-on footwear are prohibited.  Ages 5+, all children must be accompanied by and adult.