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Field Trips and Other Events


Various dates: Alpine, TX area: Teri Smith's for-fee rock hunts. There's a very interesting article about Teri in the September 2015 issue of Rock & Gem magazine. Click HERE for her website, for current field trip schedules and details.
For other events, check our latest newsletter.


What to Bring on Field Trips:
Buckets or canvas bags for medium-size specimens; plastic zip bags, pill bottles, or a carpenter's nail apron for small specimens; newspaper for wrapping fragile specimens; a rock hammer; a small digging tool, such as an old screwdriver or hunting knife; a small stiff brush; a spray bottle of water to wet specimens for examination;
sunscreen; bug repellent; a first-aid kit; snacks or lunch; and plenty of drinking water.



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