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Fossil Discovery Hour – Family Event

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Members Free / Non-Members Free with Admission (Registration is Required)

Come explore rare and unusual fossils found in Florida during this month’s family friendly event. Participants will also have the opportunity to search through fossiliferous gravel to find numerous fossils including shark teeth, bones, fish remains, stingray spines and teeth, shells and many other remains of ancient marine life. Any fossils found are yours to keep and bring home. Please note: At least one adult per family must attend.

Instructor: Fred Mazza, President, Paleo Discoveries™ 

Fred has been an avid student of natural history since the age of five and has applied that knowledge through the years in many ways. With over 30 years of fossil hunting experience along the east coast he has amassed an impressive collection of fossil finds. He has made significant contributions of unusual fossils to both the New Jersey State Museum and the Florida Museum of Natural History. Most importantly he has been a reliable resource throughout an extensive network of both amateur and professional paleontologists. He has been involved in presenting fossil programs, coordinating fossil expeditions and has been an advisor for fossil exhibits for over 15 years.


January 18
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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McKee Botanical Garden
350 US Highway 1
Vero Beach, FL 32962 United States


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