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Fossils are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms from the remote past

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ancient-life-hydrothermal

Events
In 2016 National Fossil Day takes place October 12 in the USA
http://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday
http://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday/nfd_2016_artwork_fossils.cfm
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/us/national-fossil-day-collection
http://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday/2016_gypsum.cfm

Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay

Join in the celebration of National Fossil Day today!
MISSION: National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values.
OBJECTIVES: National Fossil Day events, resources and initiatives will:
Celebrate the wonderful diversity of fossils as clues for understanding the history of life, past climates, and ancient landscapes;
Promote the understanding that fossils are non-renewable resources and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations;
Highlight the science-based management of fossils on public lands; Encourage paleontologists to participate in outreach activities at local schools, parks, museums and similar settings throughout the United States;
Establish partnerships between professional organizations, government agencies and other groups to promote the scientific and educational values of fossils;
Develop a media strategy for consistent and positive messaging which promotes the objectives of National Fossil Day;
Promote awareness of the paleontological resources, programs, services, and expertise of the National Park Service.

Places to Visit
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument

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Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

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