PaleoJoe’s Beginner Family Fossil Digs
If you, your family, or small group are interested in a Paleo Dig, you’ve come to the right place. Over the last ten years, PaleoJoe has led numerous fossil expeditions to fossil-rich areas around Michigan, Northern Ohio, and Western New York.
Finding Fossils is GUARANTEED!
The sites are extremely fossil-rich.
Trip consists of visits to several Alpena area sites. The sites have lots of fossils to discover.
Students will learn dig site etiquette, tools of the trade, dig site safety, how to find and identify fossils, proper digging techniques, history of the area where they will dig, and much more!
The deposits searched are Devonian in age. Primarily looking for ancient Marine Invertebrates. – Sorry, no dinosaurs or Mastodons. All fossils are Marine Invertebrates that are around 360 Million years old.
Weekend Digs during June, July, & August. Availability of weekday Digs varies.
Participants may keep ONLY up to 25 pounds of rock and fossils per person PER YEAR.
PRICE: $95.00 PER VEHICLE
AVAILABILITY: 10 SLOTS AVAILABLE Per Dig Date
Digs for 2019 are closed, sorry!
Please email me to be added to the 2020 Digs list. Thanks!