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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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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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DIY Rain Barrel Down Spout Diverter

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m all about fossils and flowers. Well, here is a very cool little invention of mine. I’ve been refining this for about 2 years now and think I have it down to the final revision. I used a universal plastic ground spout – Thumbscrews Pieces of recycle billboard … Continue reading »

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NEW! Forestville/Mystery Cave Park Fossil Hunting Map

16 Fossil Hunting Sites Around Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park! These sites include the ones that Mystery Cave takes its guests to for their fossil camp, and a whole lot more. Lots of shale, so excellent for trilobites. And although you can’t collect in the famous in fossil literature Rifle Hill Quarry, you can collect just … Continue reading »

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Fossil Hunting Class! April 9th, 2016

UPDATE! I will be holding a 60-90 minute fossil tour at Whispering Winds on Saturday, April 9th starting at 1:00 pm. This will include getting to know your fossils and the fossil prep barn. Then you can purchase a laminated ID sheet with map for Fillmore County (7 sites within 10 miles of Spring Valley) … Continue reading »

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Happy Easter 2016!

  Standing in front of the Fossil Barn. Life is too short not to have some fun! 😀

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T.Rex at Quarry Hill Nature Center

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