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Radio Interview: Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation: A Diverse Middle Devonian Biota from Wisconsin, USA

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If you missed our authors Kenneth (Chris) Gass and Donald Mikulic on Wisconsin Public Radio yesterday (Monday, 13 May) promoting their new book, Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation: A Diverse Middle Devonian Biota from Wisconsin, USA, don't worry as you can listen to a recording of it here: Click to hear the recording They co-authored their book with Joanne Kluessendorf and Carlton Brett. Chris and Don will also give a presentation on 18 May at 3:00 p.m. Central time (USA) at Hart Park in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, after which will be a book signing. If you happen to be in Wisconsin on...

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Book signing event: Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation, Wisconsin

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Two Siri Scientific Press authors will appear on Wisconsin Public Radio on Monday, 13 May, from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Central time (USA). Kenneth (Chris) Gass and Donald Mikulic will be promoting their new book, Fossils of the Milwaukee Formation: A Diverse Middle Devonian Biota from Wisconsin, USA. They co-authored their book with Joanne Kluessendorf and Carlton Brett. Chris and Don will also give a presentation on 18 May at 3:00 p.m. Central time (USA) at Hart Park in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, after which will be a book signing. If you happen to be in Wisconsin on either of those days,...

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Top 5 tips for would-be fossil collectors

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Yesterday, Craig Chapman of UKAFH (UK Amateur Fossil Hunters) was interviewed by Wynne Evans on BBC Radio Wales about how to get started with fossil collecting in the UK, and in Wales in particular. The 10 minute interview starts at around 35 mins 45 secs in and can be heard by clicking here (but is only available for the next 29 days). Craig is a co-author of our new title, due out one week today, but advance copies are available via our website. Click the cover below to find out more and see what people are saying about this great...

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The story of how bugs and slugs crawled out of the slime ...

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If you are interested in the story of how bugs and slugs crawled out of the slime to look for more slime and make more bugs and slugs ... then check out this great video by Kenneth (Chris) Gass, author of our title Solving the Mystery of the First Animals on Land: The Fossils of Blackberry Hill.     The video presentation is based on his recent book (click the cover below to go to the product page where you can see more information about this title or order a copy) ReviewsNewsletter of the Palaeontological Association (2016, number 91, pages...

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Blackberry Hill Fossils: Author talk and book signing event

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If you missed seeing our author of Solving the Mystery of the First Animals on Land: The Fossils of Blackberry Hill, Kenneth (Chris) Gass giving his talk at the Heart of Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society show recently, you now have another chance to hear about this remarkable fossil locality. Chris with sample fossils prior to giving his talk at the Heart of Wisconsin Gem and Mineral Society show in Marshfield, Wisconsin on 1 May, 2016. Photo courtesy of Donald Kelman.His talk was well received at the HWGMS and the presentation drew a full house, which according to the show...

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