FarWest Geoscience Foundation

Paleobotanical Field Trip To Sailor Flat, California

Participating members of the Farwest Geoscience Foundation begin to "attack" the chocolate shales, searching diligently with careful, gentle excavating techniques for identifiable fossil plants. David Lawler and crew had on hand loads of chilled bottled water and an assortment of soft drinks to keep well-hydrated the hard-working fossil seekers, treated to a glorious, unusually warm Autumnal afternoon in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

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