Joggins Fossil Centre launches contest: Fossil Finders 2020
Joggins, NS — Recently, an exciting fossil find at the Joggins Fossil Cliffs has generated a lot of interest and curiosity.
As a fun way to engage with this, we’re launching a fossil-finding contest — Fossil Finders 2020 ‚ which runs from Saturday, July 18, to Monday, September 7, 2020.
The competition has two categories: Most Unique Find and Most Well-Preserved Find. There will be a first-place prize and runner up in each category. The finds will be judged by Dr. Melissa Grey, our Curator of Palaeontology.
How to participate
- Visit the Joggins Fossil Centre!
- Tour the beach in search of fossil treasure.
- Take a photo of your find.
- Submit your photo in one of two ways:
Please note: Fossils are protected in Nova Scotia by the Special Places Protection Act and only those who have received a Heritage Research Permit should collect fossils. If you make a find, take a photo, identify the location, and notify staff at the Joggins Fossil Centre. If you believe you have made a significant find, you can call the centre at (902) 251–2727.