|Posted on January 2, 2016 at 1:20 AM||comments (30721)|
We are all wanting to find bigger and better stuff than last time, or find our FIRST of something...but a great collection is not found in ONE hunt! LOL
The aim of FOSSIL FUNATICS is to provide a nurturing environment where people want to become ENGAGED in learning. We try to assist other hunters with "hot Spots" for finding good stuff. We will scoop some good gravel to help fill the sifter here and there... we will be scouting around for other spots for our guest hunt...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 2, 2016 at 1:10 AM||comments (1414)|
After a nice day on the water, take home everything you brought. Dont let your garbage become MY problem. ENJOY the beautiful foliage and fauna, find many fossils, take lots of pictures, but leave ONLY your footprints behind.
We are not CRAZY overboard...but we do OUR best to recycle, reduce consumption, and re-use what we can! We are often involved in Eco-Tours, wher we spend part of out time doing RIVER CLEAN-UP. It is amazing the ODD things collected from the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 1, 2016 at 11:25 PM||comments (1254)|
There are ALWAYS manmade dangers in the waters of our rivers, creeks, and streams, so be ready. Broken glass, metal scraps, old tires, and all other household items end up in the water. WATCH OUT! Of course, Mother Nature has many things to be aware of too. SNAKES, ALLIGATORS, and Insects are at home living in our waterways, as it offerst the perfect ecosystem. Show your respect by using caution, keeping a safe distance and shhoting ONLY pictures!
Remember, the FLORI...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 1, 2016 at 11:15 PM||comments (1880)|
Use Judgement. There are many Florida laws pertaining to the collection of fossils and artifacts, a hobby many of us dedicate LOTS of time and money into. Unless you are only hunting shark teeth, USE a properly permited guide. NO permit is required for collection of shark teeth, but its a great idea anyway! it promotes ethical collectiong and cataloging of intristing specimens, and it helps track the # of people interested in our hobby.Permits are required for fossil collection, or...Read Full Post »