Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network   Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Contact Us   Site Index 
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
About the Chesapeake BayVisit a GatewayMap CenterSee the BayFacts and FunThe Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

       By Location
       By Activity
       By Theme
       By Type
       By Type

      View the Gateways Trip Planner
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
Home > Visit a Gateway > By Event > Fossil Field Experience
Fossil Field Experience

Saturday July 24
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Would you like to find and identify your own fossils? Did you know that the largest exposed seam of Miocene fossils in North America is here in Calvert County at Calvert Cliffs?

The program begins at the Calvert Marine Museum at 11:00 a.m. with a guided exploration of the newly completed paleontology hall at the museum. This background will help you understand why there are layers in the cliffs, and how it is that we find the fossilized remains of sharks, crocodiles, camels, and whales on our shores. At 1:30 p.m., the program continues at a local beach where a museum interpreter helps participants learn how to find and identify fossils.

Fee: $20 per person, ages 8 and over. An adult must accompany any child under the age of 18. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, please contact Melissa McCormick at 410-326-2042 x41, or visit the museum’s website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Sponsoring Gateway: Calvert Marine Museum

Cost: $20.00 per Person

Registration Status: Open

Space Limited: Yes
 
Location: Calvert Marine Museum
14150 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, Maryland 20688
 
Event Contact: Melissa McCormick (410) 326-2042
 
For more information: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com


Printer Symbol Print Version   Envelope Mail Symbol E-mail To a Friend   Provide Your Comments Comments/Feedback   Bookmark This Page Bookmark This Page

Privacy Policy | Terms of Use| Browser Plug-ins | RSS Feeds | Copyright 2009 Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Chesapeake Bay ProgramNational Park Service