Alabama

August 15,1999 - Covington and Escambia Co, AL

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Edited by Vicki Lais

July 24, 1999 - Pennsylvanian Fossils - Walker Co, AL

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

May 29, 1999 - Carboniferous Fossils - Jefferson Co, AL

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

April 24, 1999 - Carboniferous Fossils - Jefferson Co, AL

Thanks to the efforts of Bill Newman, and the courtesy of the Drummond Company, a group of 15 members of the Birmingham Paleontology Society were able to visit the Shoal Creek Mine, a working underground coal mine on Saturday, April 24.

The Shoal Creek Mine is a modern, high-tech coal mine, having begun operation only 5 years ago. Following an introductory safety presentation (mandatory for visitors to the underground workings of the mine), and a fitting of personal safety paraphernalia (hardhat with light, steel-toed rubber boots, and an emergency "self-rescue unit" to

March 27, 1999 - Jefferson Co, AL

    Department of Physics and Astronomy
    University of Alabama
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama

    The field trip on March 27, 1999 was the second organized BPS trip to a construction site near Warrior. The trip was attended by about 25 people, mainly from Birmingham, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, the Florence area, and the University of North Alabama. Attendees included BPS members, guests, children, professors, and students, and the day was sunny, clear, and warm.

February 21, 1999 - Sumter & Marengo Co, AL

Richard Thurn of the University of West Alabama led the group of 18 members on an excellent day-long field trip to several sites in Sumter and Marengo counties. He started the day inside with a showing and explanation of the various fossils in the display cases at the science building on the campus of the University. The next

January, 1991 - Cambrian Fossils, Cherokee Co, AL

 

lunchtime

 Vicki, Mary, and Joy carefully packing their trilobites.

January, 1990 - Washington Co, AL

 

arrival

 

getting ready to collect fossils

 

group

 

St. Stephens marker

 

 bluffs

October, 1989 - Pickens Co, AL

Pickens County, Alabama

 digging a mosasaur

 

digging a mosasaur

 

the group

 

gully

totin the box

 

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