TIP: At the next May General meeting, you have a chance to be part of history and help ESCONI publish this new revision of the Mazon Creek Fauna book by buying a $100 share!
When we sell enough books, we will repay your shares (with no interest) but with our thanks. Repayment will depend on how quickly the books are sold and printing costs are recovered.
Contact Irene Broede or Karen Nordquist to participate - at the next General meeting on Friday, May 11th at 8:00 pm. Or contact ESCONI at the email address listed on the right to get more information. Please make check out to "ESCONI Associates".
|Sat. 5/19||Paleontology Study Group Meeting. 7:30 p.m. College of Dupage, Building K, Rm 161.
|Sat. 5/19 & Sun 5/20||
ESCONI Field Trip
Collecting Mazon Creek Fossils on private property
|Thurs. 5/24||Miner Safety Training, Rm 161, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
We are offering Miner Safety Certification Training. John McArdle of ZRS (Zoological Research Services) is approved to offer Miner Safety Certification Training and issue certificates. He will teach the course. This involves a formal presentation based on a 250 page book, followed by a formal test that must be passed to receive a certificate. The training take three (3) hours with a break. Reservations recommended due to ordering certificates in advance. Contact John Good at 1-630-483-2363 for reservations or e-mail at email@example.com
Miner Safety Training must be recertified every year. We need miner safety training for successful and safe collecting. Several ESCONI members have gotten into quarries due to their Miner Safety Training.
The cost will be $10 for each ESCONI Member payable at the door to John McArdle. Each Participant must also have a copy of the book at the training session ($7 per book).
|No Archaeology Study Group Meeting.|
|Sat. - Sun. 5/26 - 5/27||
36th Chicagoland Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Saturday, May 26, 2011 10am - 6pm
DuPage County Fairgrounds
|Board Meeting - see June 1.|