Monthly Archives: March 2013

Burlington museums

Brett and I stopped in Burlington, Vermont while on our way home from the Northeast GSA meeting. There are several science museums here, which warranted spending a day in town to take it all in.

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Northeast GSA Meeting, Day 2

Weather can change rapidly in the Mt. Washington area, and yesterday’s beautiful view of the mountain has been obscured by falling snow and fog most of today. The conference was also briefly interrupted for a fire alarm, but I still … Continue reading

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Northeast GSA Meeting, Day 1

This morning marked the beginning of the technical sessions for the 2013 Geological Society of America Northeast Section meeting. Normally around this time I’d be attending the Southeast section meeting, but that meeting is in Puerto Rico this year, which … Continue reading

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Fairbanks Museum

Brett and I are on our way to New Hampshire for the 2013 Northeast GSA meeting, which starts on Monday. Today we stopped for a few hours in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, to visit the Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium.

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The first gomphothere from the Eastover Formation

In 2010, Rose Schooff and Christie Aldridge-Nunn donated to VMNH a tooth fragment collected from Rose’s property in New Kent County, Virginia, which I wrote about at the time. Brian Beatty and I finally got around to writing a report on this … Continue reading

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North Carolina museum visit

I should apologize to my regular readers for the lack of posts over the last few months. The simple fact is that I’ve been so busy with administrative duties, outreach programs, and exhibit planning that I haven’t been doing any … Continue reading

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