Saturday and Sunday, 9/22 and 9/23 , meet at 8:00 A.M. Saturday at the BP Amoco in Coal City. No Age Limit. Hard Hats not required.
Take I-55 to Exit 236 (Coal City). Take a right onto Highway 113 (Division Street). Go west to Broadway Street and Division in Coal City.
We will be collecting Mazon Creek concretions from an old spoil pile on private property. Hard hats are not required. Boots are recommended. An Estwing rock hammer is the best tool. A small shovel or pick is helpful. Knee pads, backpacks, fanny packs, extra clothes (you will get wet and muddy) are also a plus. Bring a bucket for the fossils. Also bring insect repellant.
Contact John Good at 1-630-483-2363 for reservations or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, on the day of the trip, contact John Good at 630-303-2352.
** Special announcement - if you are interested in becoming an ESCONI Field Trip leader, please talk to John Good and express your interest! He can tell you what the responsibilities are. We need a couple more leaders!!