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Whiskey Bridge Field Trip
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Student friendly, open to the public, outdoor geology fieldtrip to the "Whiskey Bridge" locality of the Eocene aged rocks of the Crockett Formation (Stone City Member) near Bryan, Tx.
This outcrop on the Brazos River, is famous for being the "most fossiliferous site in Texas"
Learn how to identify the marine fossils you collect and about the sea in which they lived.
Geologists and Paleontologist on hand. Guest lectures on environment, stratigraphy, and marine fossils found at this site will be giving throughout the day.
Before you go, read these links: (Thanks to the Houston Gem and Mineral Society for providing trip documentation)
What to bring:
good shoes to climb down embankment (could be slippery if it rains)
trowel or small shovel
bucket or plastic baggies to take home what you find
fossil guide listed above
hand lens or magnifing glass
No facilities at site, nearest gas station is about 2 miles away south on HWY 21 at Cooks Point.
October 19th, 2014 12:00 PM