Tuesday, September 8, 2009

CENTRAL WEST Regional FMNP meeting

CENTRAL WEST Regional FMNP meeting
at Camp Bayou, Ruskin
September 12, 2009--Saturday
9:30AM to 1:30PM


Come find out Florida's fascinating fossil history with the famous fossil hunter and author Frank Garcia. Learn about one of his digs, which turned into one of the greatest Ice Age fossil sites worldwide and "one of the most important scientific discoveries in Florida ever" right here in the Tampa Bay area with over 140 different prehistoric species found and some being identified as new species! From mastodons to giant ground sloths, discover with us the hidden world of yesterday's predators and prey.
All FMNP graduates of one, two or all three modules
and their guest(s) are welcome.  
Are you interested in taking a FMNP class but haven't yet?
Please come join us!
9:30AM                      Welcome, Introductions
10:00 - 11:00 AM    "Florida Fossils" with Frank Garcia,
                                    Nationally Noted Paleontologist
11:30 - 12:30 PM    Lunch
                                   Bring Your Own Bag Lunch & Beverage in Reusable
                                   Containers (No Styrofoam please)
12:30 - 1:30 PM      Regional Meeting and Sharing Scientific-based Information
1:30PM                     Meeting Adjourned; Enjoy self-guided tours of the area   
                                   including Native American displays
Items to bring: Bag lunch, beverage, water, bug spray, sunscreen, binoculars, camera.
RSVP: Dolly Cummings (FMNP Instructor and our Camp Bayou host) at
campbayou@yahoo.com  or 813-363-5438
Directions: Check Yahoo Maps for directions to address listed below. Get lost on the way? Call cell phone 727-327-1345 for Jeanne, Pinellas FMNP Instructor.
Camp Bayou
4140 24th St. SE
Ruskin, FL 33570

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