Featured Event: PaleoJoe: Crinoids, Corals, Cepholopods, and More – Why are they in Michigan?
PaleoJoe: Crinoids, Corals, Cepholopods, and More – Why are they in Michigan?
Saturday, April 8th,10:00-10:45 AM
Chemistry Building, Room 138
For over 30 years, PaleoJoe has been a steward of the past. He will take you back in time, 350 million years ago, when Michigan was covered by a warm shallow tropical sea teaming with life and numerous coral reefs. Learn which creatures lived in Michigan during this period. What happened to these creatures and how do we know they existed? Fossils are our window to the past. PaleoJoe will share his extensive fossil collection of trilobites, corals, crinoids, gastropods, cephalopods, bryozoans, brachiopods, and even primitive placoderm fish. Looking to discover fossils on your own? PaleoJoe will describe fossil collecting locations across the state where you can collect these ancient treasures.
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