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Field Trips

Collect, Tour, and Explore!

Field Trips are for Members only.

Please RSVP at least one week in advance of the trip, and please only RSVP if you are reasonably sure you will be able to attend. If field trip has limited openings, attendance will be handled on a first-come first-served basis. If you need to cancel an RSVP, please reach out as soon as possible.

Upcoming Field Trips

Week-Long Excursion to Utah/Colorado

June 1, 2023

Itinerary for the trip:

June 1 - Travel to Utah, stay near the Salt Lake City area.
June 2 - Morning: Drive to Vernal, Utah and visit the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum if time permits.
June 3 - Morning: Collecting Eocene Green River Formation fossils (leaves and insects) in Utah. Afternoon: Drive through Canyon Pintado and view native rock art on the way to Colorado.
June 4 - Morning: Collecting for more Green River Formation fossils in Colorado. Afternoon: Drive to Colorado Springs
June 5 - Collecting at Florissant (Eocene leaves and insects from the Florissant Formation).
June 6 - Visit Florissant National Monument or drive home.

Patrick Hsieh

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Westgard Pass

September 23, 2023

Tanielle Redman leads a trip to the Sierra Nevadas for Cambrian trilobites near the Inyo Mountains.

Tanielle Redman

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Chivo Canyon

October 14, 2023

Zach Mekelburg leads this trip to Simi Valley to hunt for Cenozoic fossils from multiple formations.

Zach Mekelburg

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