National Fossil Day at Burpee

National Fossil Day

Special Presentation:  

“Killer Crocs and Giant Turtles: The Lost World of Cretaceous Texas”

This talk is given by noted paleontologist Christopher Noto, University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

National Fossil Day at Burpee
National Fossil Day at Burpee
National Fossil Day at Burpee

Programs Include:

  • Local Fossil Collectors & Exhibitors
  • Hands On Fossil Activities
  • Screening for Microvertebrates
  • Fossil ID’s (bring your fossils!)
  • Jane’s REAL skull (a rare treat, hardly ever on display)

 

 

Special Presentation:  

“Killer Crocs and Giant Turtles: The Lost World of Cretaceous Texas”

This talk is given by noted paleontologist Christopher Noto, University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Dr. Noto is a vertebrate paleontologist working on the taphonomy, paleoecology, and functional morphology of Mesozoic vertebrates including dinosaurs, crocodilians, mammals, and birds.  He is the principal investigator at the Arlington Archosaur Site with a position of Research Affiliate in the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Noto is a vertebrate paleontologist working on the taphonomy, paleoecology, and functional morphology of Mesozoic vertebrates including dinosaurs, crocodilians, mammals, and birds. He is the principal investigator at the Arlington Archosaur Site with a position of Research Affiliate in the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas.

Activity Stations Include:

Dino Track Game

Dino Skull Comparisons

Bony Fish and Sharks

3-D Scanning and printing of pterosaur vertebrae

Paleo Art with Stephen Sommers

 

 

National Fossil Day at Burpee
National Fossil Day at Burpee

From deep in the earth to the display case, our scientists and volunteers work hard to find and share amazing fossils.  Come see our specimens first hand!

National Fossil Day at Burpee

Fossil Day Admission:  

Your admission includes special activities, speakers, fossil ID’s and even a chance to see Jane’s REAL skull!

$8.00 Adults

$7.00 Children

$4.00 Members