Today we are kicking off the Family Fossil Field Trip (FFFT) season. At 1pm our first group met at Rockford Blacktop’s Trask Bridge Quarry for three hours of Ordivician fossil hunting. See the events page at www.burpee.orgfor details about signing up for these local fossil digs and Burpee’s Expeditions out west.
Also at 1pm the Burpee Explorers class celebrated Mr. T.’s 70th birthday!
This Gulf Coast Box Turtle has been seen by visited by many generations of Rockfordian school children over the years.