Photos by Ron Fine
Words by Bob Bross
Approximately 20 of us went to the Ridgemount Quarry in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada on Friday. There was a light drizzle when we met for breakfast, but skies mostly cleared by the time we crossed the border. Other than a few momentary “mists” (which actually felt good) conditions remained dry at the site. With the assistance of two Canadian amateur paleontologists on site, we were soon digging for Eurypterids. While none of the U.S. attendees found any whole ones, one of the Canadians did – proving they WERE there. This type of excavation was very different from what most of us were used to, so the learning experience was very beneficial. Everyone found something worth bringing home, so it was a good day overall.
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