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Penn Dixie – A Great Place for Kids To Fossil Hunt

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4050 North Street, Blasdell, NY

Penn Dixie offers a great place for kids to fossil hunt–it is a large area that has been excavated so the shale and fossils are showing.  Just bring a grocery bag and you are all set.  If parents wantRead more

Penn Dixie Events for 2017- Blasdell, New York

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4050 North Street, Blasdell, NY

2017 Penn Dixie Events feature talks, fossil and astronomy programs. Penn Dixie site is at 4050 North Street, Blasdell, NY. Penn Dixie offers the opportunity to collect fossils plus there are astronomy, birding, cross country skiing and other events. DirectionsRead more

Geology Hike at Niagara Gorge – July 9, 2017

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Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, NY

Geology Hike at Niagara Gorge on July 9 from 10am to Noon led by Stan Radon, an engineering geologist with NY State DEC. Trails can be steep. FREE but register.

2017- Buffalo Geological Society Meetings and Field Trips – Buffalo, NY

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Depew and Wallace Streets, Buffalo, NY

The Buffalo Geological Society has field trips during the warm weather months, a silent auction and potluck at the holidays as well as a live auction in June, a banquet in May, a picnic in September and the main eventRead more

Join a Rock & Fossil Club – Buffalo Geological Society

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Depew and Wallace Streets, Buffalo NY

Looking for something different, join a rock and fossil club, the Buffalo Geological Society.  While most quarries require kids to be 18, there are some pay to go locations (eg. Herkimer diamonds) and organizations (Penn Dixie for fossils) thatRead more

Geology Hike at Kenneglenn Nature Preserve – August 12, 2017- Wales, NY

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Kenneglennn Nature Preserve, Wales, NY

Geology Hike at Kenneglenn Nature Preserve on August 12 from 10am to Noon led by Stan Radon. Features hike through Hunters Creek, views of the gorge walls and a small waterfall at Kenneglenn Nature Preserve. FREE but register. ThisRead more