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Lecture on Salvage Paleontology: Fossil Rescue at Construction Sites

  • Tualatin Heritage Center 8700 SW Sweek Dr. Tualatin, OR (map)

Past-president Sheila Alfsen will speak at the Ice Age Flood Institute

Fossils are protected resources at ground-disturbing construction sites on public lands in the United States. A matrix of federal, state, and county laws require the retrieval of fossil objects that might be used for display, research or teaching . Sheila Alfsen will speak on her experiences in salvage paleontology industry, working in the states of the western United States.

Read Sheila's bio here.


More about the Ice Age Floods Institute.

Earlier Event: November 13
Friday Night Lecture Nov 13th
Later Event: December 5
GSOC Board Meeting