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Kalkberg Fossil Hunting

Sunday, May 22, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

The Kalkberg Limestone found at Thacher Park is rich in fossils from the Devonian Era, a period 400 million years ago when much of New York was submerged under a tropical sea. Join us as we look for fossils in the vicinity of the Paint Mine pavilion and learn about the ancient animals that used to call Albany County home. Good for participants aged fourteen plus who are comfortable walking on loose, uneven, and potentially wet rock. Note that fossils may not be removed from the park.

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