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RE: Arundel Field Opportunity (Possible)
Betty (and others):
In case Tom hasn't replied yet:- As far as I know, he's going to be
in the Arundel formation, which is located in Maryland. (Tom will correct
me if I'm wrong).
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2000 9:26 PM
Subject: Re: Arundel Field Opportunity (Possible)
perhaps it might help to know what part of the country you hope to be
> Hello all,
> I have been reminded by a dear friend that I have been conspicuously
> from the DML. All I can say in my defense is "ma vido loco"!
> Anyhow, to make amends I would like to start by soliciting the assembled
> for volunteers to assist me with a planned paleo-project at my site this
> HOWEVER, this is contingent upon certain financial and legal hurdles that
> must be jumped first. The former hurdle is the least certain at this time
> while the latter is a near certainty.
> The project entails the usual bull work i.e. digging, heavy lifting and
> semi-roughing it in which it will be necessary to camp out on the site but
> unique in that is will be very short (as field seasons go) which would
> ostensibly allow said volunteers to go on to other field camps or summer
> vacations etc. Contact me off list for details.
> Right now I am just sending out feelers to get an idea of how much if any
> help I can realistically expect to have. A few of you had previously
> to provide such a service in the past so I am giving those individuals
> crack. Those who are interested, PLEASE email me _off_list_ for more
> I cannot emphasize enough that this project is NOT YET OFFICIAL and may
> be approved. When we speak off list there are a few other details I will
> you aware of. My main requirements are that you are at least 18 years of
> (property owner's rule), trustworthy (my rule!) and in good enough shape
> dig clay, wash clay and haul clay! But you do get to do some prospecting
> Finally, I probably won't know for sure when or if I will have
> so flexibility and tolerance of "last minute" notification is necessary.
> project is slated to start in early - mid June and intermittently after
> throughout the summer.
> Thanks for your interest!
> Thomas R. Lipka
> Paleontological/Geological Studies
Flying Goat Graphics
(Society of Vertebrate Paleontology member)