2011 Mineral Wells ESW Fossil Day
Mineral Wells hosted a National Fossil Day event, the Crazy Fossil Dig, during ESW.
The event featured:
- “Tools of the Trade” display of the various tools used by fossil hunters while looking for and extracting fossils.
- Fossil identification. Volunteers from Dallas Paleontology Society identified sepecimens and provided information regarding it.
- Hands-on samples of the various types of fossils that exist in Texas, with supporting materials describing them.
- Museum-quality objects found and prepared by members of the Dallas Paleontological Society.
- “FBI” handouts for kids. The Fossil Bureau of Investigation is a sub-division of the Dallas Paleontological Society and had materials for kids to join in the fun of the science of Paleontology.
- History Lessons about the Fossil Park
- Guided walks around the park