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  • Climate Change and Coral Reefs

    December 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

      Coral reefs were one of the first ecosystems to be impacted by climate change.

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  • 2019 First Day Hike

    January 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Kick off 2019 with a little exercise and exploration on New Year's Day!  Hike along the upper fossil beds and learn about Devonian sea life, plants and animals that live along the river's edge.

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  • Meet the Paleontologist- Fossil Fish Tales

    January 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Why are fossil fish so rare in our area?

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  • Geology of the Oceans

    January 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    The earth is a geological machine with tectonic plates that are always in motion.  The moving crust open and close oceans, change currents and life itself.  Geological history provides evidence of past climates and how living organisms are affected.  The combination of atmosphere, ocean and earth will be covered in a presentation by marine biologist and naturalist, Dr.

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  • The Pennsylvanian Period – The Age of Plants

    January 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Fossils of the Coal Age are found in Indiana, Kentucky and surrounding states.  This presentation will describe why fossil plants are so abundant and the significance of the Pennsylvanian Period (315-298 million years ago) in the history of life.  Presented by Herb Miracle, who has been collecting fossil plants for many years.  This program is sponsored by the Mineral and Fossil Interest Club (MAFIC).  The program is open to the public and free with Interpretive Center Museum admission and $2…

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