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PEMBINA GORGE FOSSIL DIG 2001



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From: "Melanie Thornberg" <walhallafossildig@hotmail.com>
Subject: PEMBINA GORGE FOSSIL DIG 2001
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 10:17:48 -0600

DISCOVER 80 million-year-old Cretaceous marine fossils!

    EXPLORE the pristine beauty of the Pembina Gorge!

        EXPERIENCE the excitement of a scientific fossil excavation!

                      PEMBINA GORGE FOSSIL DIG 2001

You are invited to participate in a scientific fossil excavation
taking place this July in Northeastern North Dakota.  Four State
agencies are co-sponsoring this year's fossil dig in the pristine
Pembina Gorge seven miles west of Walhalla:

             THE NORTH DAKOTA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
             THE NORTH DAKOTA PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
             THE NORTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM
             THE NORTH DAKOTA GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT

The dig will be led by Dr. John Hoganson, Paleontologist with the
North Dakota Geological Survey, and Johnathan Campbell, the Survey's
Fossil Preparator.

This year's dig will be held from Saturday, July 14, through Monday,
July 23.  You may join us for one, two, three or even all ten days
of the dig!  Here are the exact dates:

             THREE-DAY DIG:
             Saturday, Sunday, Monday (July 14, 15, 16)

             TWO-DAY DIGS:
             Wednesday and Thursday (July 18 and 19)
             Saturday and Sunday (July 21 and 22)

             ONE-DAY DIGS:
             Monday and Friday (July 17 and 20)

             FAMILY DAY DIG:
             Monday (July 23)

To find out how you can search for 80 million-year-old fossils,
just click on to our webpage ~~

             http://www.state.nd.us/ndfossils/dig/pembina.html

All registration information is available through our webpage.  Be sure to 
sign the Guestbook at the bottom of the North Dakota Geological Survey's
new award-winning Paleontology website ~~ click on to their Home Page
from the dig webpage.  This year's fossil dig is being coordinated by:

             SOLI'S PEMBINA GORGE TOURS
             Box 400
             Walhalla ~ North Dakota 58282 ~ USA
             walhallafossildig@hotmail.com
             http://www.state.nd.us/ndfossils/dig/pembina.html
             1-701-549-2627

P.S.  Please feel free to forward this information to anyone else
who may be interested in scientific fossil excavations.  Thank you!

Melanie Thornberg, Proprietor
SOLI'S PEMBINA GORGE TOURS
Walhalla ~ North Dakota 58282 ~ USA
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