In the fall, I went on field trips to collect Silurian Waldron Shale fossils with two Ohio clubs: NCFC (North Coast Fossil Club — Cleveland area) and CRMS (Columbus Rock and Mineral Society). The quarry (St. Paul, IN) had dumped shale from fresh exposures, providing us literally with tons of material to collect. While
Northern Kentucky is a meca for Late Ordovician fossils. Anywhere you see that grey shale and rock, you have marine invertebrate fossils. This blog entry is the first of a series on my adventures in one such community – Independence, Kentucky. I’ll not reveal the exact locations of the sites I highlight in this blog.
In the past couple of months, I made several trips to Indiana to collect the Silurian Massie Shale of New Point Stone in Ripley County. One trip was with the North Coast Fossil Club (from the Cleveland area). We didn’t find a lot in the Massie Shale — the quarry has not opened any new
AUTHORS: Bill Heimbrock, Ron Fine, Don Bissett PARTICIPANTS: Bill Heimbrock, Ron Fine, Don Bissett, Bob Bross, Doris Burton, Dawn Kincaid, Steve Kincaid OVERVIEW: Dry Dredgers field trip chair, Bob Bross, was invited by a land owner in Greenup County, Kentucky to come out with a group of knowledgeable Dry Dredgers to help identify the fossils