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Author Archives: Beverly

Earth Day Private Hunt with CAVE!

Earth Day 2017 was absolutely perfect for a private hunt here in Bluff Country. The skies were bright blue and April temps were into the 70s. This group was from Rochester, a mentor with two older children. We started out going through the fossil gardens in my yard to accustom their eyes to the shapes … Continue reading »

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Eagle Bluff Skills School April Classes

What beautiful weather we had for these two first fossil hunts of the season through the Eagle Bluff Skills School! Friday was our traditional afternoon class and Saturday was our first morning class. The morning classes are great for those who want to buy one of the three fossil hunting maps I have compiled for … Continue reading »

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Trilobite Identification Rock & More

  You should be able to right click and copy and paste this onto your desktop for close examination–open with Paint. So often we see pictures and photos of prepared specimens, however identifying them while in matrix is a whole new adventure. I had asked Caleb (Midwestpaleo.com on the sidebar–everything trilobite!) to take the time to do … Continue reading »

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Horn Coral Video

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Snow Cover!

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Coco Says VOTE!

Coco is a 28 year old wild burro adopted through the BLM Adopt-A-Horse-Or-Burro program in 1989. He has more ribbons and trophies than most horses. He has been a wonderful ambassador for the Program and donkeys in general his entire life. In my home, the policy is that if you don’t vote you don’t get … Continue reading »

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Just for FUN! Halloween 2016

I LOVE decorating for Halloween! The challenge is to do it inexpensively, so I thought I would share a few of the scenes and a few of my tips.  🙂 Just an old garden stake and some leftover quarter inch wood painted up. The zombie coming out of the ground I made with a scape … Continue reading »

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Fossil Camp!

Want to spend a day, a weekend, or a week immersed in fossil hunting the most fossiliferous county in Minnesota and enjoy the amenities that Bluff Country has to offer? Half-Day Fossil Hunt – $40 per person A morning or afternoon fossil hunt that starts with a tour of the fossil gardens at Whispering Winds … Continue reading »

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Eagle Bluff September Fossil Tour 2016

It was a beautiful day to fossil hunt with temps in the high 60s, very little humidity and sunshine! A group of 9 students boarded the Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center bus and trucked on over to Whispering Winds, Spring Valley, to start their fossil hunt. Participants included a retired WSU prof (PapaDave on TFF), … Continue reading »

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Labor Day 2016 with TFF Friends

A couple of TFF (thefossilforum.com) friends, Raggedy Man and Fossilized6s (read as “fossil success”), and came over from Wisconsin on Saturday to fossil hunt. They set up their tents in my yard by the trout stream and camp fire ring – great place to camp! We poured over Dr. Sloan’s book: This is the one … Continue reading »

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