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Ice Age Fossils found in Fremont

Ice Age Fossils found in Fremont

Construction to expand the 680 Freeway has uncovered new fossils of the Pleistocene Age (Irvingtonian). Caltrans has paleontology monitors to make sure that all fossils are recovered during construction. This lecture will go over the early finds of mammoths, mastodons, sabertooth cats, short faced bear, and other megafauna. Exhibits at the Children's Natural History Museum in Fremont, managed by Math Science Nucleus, will highlight these fossils as well as the uncovering of 1,000 fossils under Wes Gordon's House in Hayward (Irvington Fossils). Wes Gordon and his 'boy paleontologists' excavated the Sabercat Historical Park site in the 1940s.

Program designed by Math Science Nucleus in Fremont.

 

Date:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time:
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Fukaya Room A, Fukaya Room B
Library:
Fremont Main Library
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Community and Culture     Education and Learning  

The Library is wheelchair accessible. An ASL (American Sign Language) interpreter will be provided for this program if requested at least 7 days in advance. For assistance, please contact your library or accessibility@aclibrary.org.  Events subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.

All Alameda County Library events are free.