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Fossil Excursion

Fossil Excursion

Jul 24th 20218 AM - 4:30 PM

Fossil Excursion, formerly Shark’s Tooth Creek Fossils, is one of the museum’s most popular summer field trips. We travel to the Black Belt of Alabama in search of vertebrate and invertebrate fossils from the Cretaceous Age. Participants should be prepared to get wet and muddy as we wed through shallow streams to collect sharks teeth and other marine fossils from streambed gravel deposits.

16 spaces available – $30/person

*All participants age 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult for all summer programs.

Meeting Location: Smith Hall (on The University of Alabama Campus)

To register, call 205-348-7550.

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    Alabama Museum of Natural History
    • 427 6th Ave., Smith Hall, UA Campus
    • Tuscaloosa, AL 35487


    From Birmingham: Take Interstate 20/59 S to Tuscaloosa exit 73, McFarland Blvd. Head West on McFarland Blvd toward the University of Alabama. Exit right onto University Blvd. Follow University Blvd to Hackberry Lane. Make a right onto Hackberry Lane and turn into the second parking lot on your left behind Smith Hall (yellow brick building).


    Tuscaloosa is located in the Bankhead & Sipsey Wilderness Area of the North Alabama Region



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