Collecting Trip

A fossil gathering expedition. May or may not be club-sponsored.

This is a club trip and sign up is required. Please contact Don Rideout at donride60@yahoo.com. 

No one under 18 allowed.  Hard hat, safety glasses, hard toed boots, and an orange safety vest are required for entrance. The quarry will provide none of these.
Trip is FULL

When: 
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Don Rideout
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Trip Leader: Rick Trone

 Trip cancelled due to high water. To be rescheduled

 

When: 
Sat, 04/29/2017 (All day)
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Contact: Linda McCall at lndmccall02@yahoo.com
Age: 16 and older
Limit: 12 

Trip is Full.

When: 
Fri, 04/21/2017 (All day)
 
 
Organizers: 
Linda McCall
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Time: 10-5
Kids welcome
limit: 15
contact: Linda McCall at lndmccall01@yahoo.com.

When: 
Sat, 04/08/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
Organizers: 
Linda McCall
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

No one under 18 allowed.  Hard hat, safety glasses, hard toed boots, and an orange safety vest are required for entrance. The quarry will provide none of these.

Times are in at 8:00 am and out by 4:00

2998 Belgrade-Swansboro Rd, Maysville, NC 28555

When: 
Fri, 04/07/2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 
When: 
Fri, 05/19/2017 (All day)
 
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 
When: 
Fri, 03/31/2017 (All day)
 
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Ruffin Tucker will lead a collecting trip to Jacob's Creek Quarry in Denton, NC.  Minimum age is 16. Hard hats and steel-toed boots are required.  To sign up, email Ruffin at fossiler77 at msn.com.

When: 
Sat, 03/11/2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Ruffin Tucker
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Ruffin Tucker will lead a collecting trip to Jacob's Creek Quarry in Denton, NC.  Minimum age is 16. Hard hats and steel-toed boots are required.  To sign up, email Ruffin at fossiler77 at msn.com.

When: 
Sat, 02/11/2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Ruffin Tucker
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Belgrade has scheduled their next "open to the public" collecting event for Janaury 20th, 2017.  No one under 18 allowed.  Hard hat, safety glasses, hard toed boots, and an orange safety vest are required for entrance. The quarry will provide none of these.

Times are in no later than 7:30 am and out by 4:00

For questions contact: Linda McCall: lndmccall02 at yahoo.com.  This is not NCFC sponsord collecting trips.  If you attend, please sign in as "Fossil Collector" and not as a member of the NC Fossil Club.

Please note that this date can change based on weather conditions at the quarry.

When: 
Fri, 01/20/2017 - 7:30am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Martin Marietta
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Limit is 20. Juniors are welcome. Time is from 9:45am to 4pm.  Location is in Whiteville, NC.  For more information, please contact Linda McCall: lndmccall02 at yahoo.com

When: 
Sat, 11/12/2016 - 9:45am - 4:00pm
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Limit is 20. Juniors are welcome. Time is from 9:45am to 4pm.  Location is in Whiteville, NC.  For more information, please contact Linda McCall: lndmccall02 at yahoo.com

When: 
Sun, 10/09/2016 - 9:45am - 4:00pm
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

These are not NC Fossil Club sponsored trips. Two quarries will be open to collectors (general public) on the same day and have similar rules: No one under 18 allowed, hard
hat, safety glasses, hard toed boots, and an orange safety vest are required for entrance. The quarry will provide none of these. Openings are different:
Belgrade: In no later than 7:30, out by 4:00
Onslow: In no later than 9:00, out by 4:00
For questions contact: Linda McCall: lndmccall02 at yahoo.com.  These are not NCFC sponsord collecting trips.  If you attend, please sign in as "Fossil Collector" and not as a member of the NC Fossil Club.

When: 
Fri, 10/28/2016 - 7:30am - 4:00pm
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Trip will involve collecting shark teeth and other fossils in an urban stream. Trip is family friendly.  For more information, please contach Rick Trone: richard.trone at gmail.com.

When: 
Sun, 09/25/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Richard Trone
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

For information, contact Rick Trone.

TRIP IS FULL!

When: 
Sat, 10/29/2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Old Dock. Meet at 10 am. Limit 20. For more information, contact Linda McCall at lndmccall01 at yahoo.com.

When: 
Sat, 06/11/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Organizers: 
Linda McCall
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Old Dock. Meet at 10 am. Limit 20. For more information, contact Linda McCall at lndmccall01 at yahoo.com.

When: 
Sat, 05/07/2016 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
 
Organizers: 
Linda McCall
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Greens Mill Run Creek in Greenville, NC. Meet at 10:00 am. For more information, contact: Rick Trone, richard.trone at gmail.com.

When: 
Sat, 05/14/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Rick Trone
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Greens Mill Run Creek in Greenville, NC. Meet at 10:00 am. For more information, contact: Rick Trone, richard.trone at gmail.com.

TRIP IS FULL!

When: 
Sat, 04/30/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Rick Trone
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Greens Mill Run Creek in Greenville, NC. Meet at 10:00 am. For more information, contact: Rick Trone, richard.trone at gmail.com.

When: 
Sat, 04/16/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Rick Trone
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Onslow Quarry. Meet at the office at 9:00 am. Safety vests and hard hats required. For more information, contact: Linda McCall, lndmccall02 at yahoo.com.

TRIP IS FULL

When: 
Fri, 05/20/2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Linda McCall
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Onslow Quarry. Meet at the office at 9:00 am. Safety vests and hard hats required. For more information, contact: Linda McCall, lndmccall02 at yahoo.com.

TRIP IS FULL.

When: 
Fri, 04/22/2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Linda McCall
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to the Belgrade Quarry near Maysville, NC. Meet at 9:00 am at the office for orientation and signing of release. Age limit is 13. Hard hats and safety vests are required. For more information, contact: Don Rideout, donride60 at yahoo.com.

TRIP IS FULL!


When: 
Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Don Rideout
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to the Belgrade Quarry near Maysville, NC. Meet at 9:00 am at the office for orientation and signing of release. Age limit is 13. Hard hats and safety vests are required. For more information, contact: Don Rideout, donride60 at yahoo.com.

TRIP IS FULL.

When: 
Fri, 04/08/2016 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Don Rideout
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Castle Hayne. Meet at 9:30 am for orientation and signing of release. Hard hats and safety vests are required. Limit of 25. For more information, contact: David Sanderson, dsanderson at ptautocare.com.
TRIP IS FULL

When: 
Thu, 04/21/2016 - 9:30am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
David Sanderson
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Castle Hayne. Meet at 9:30 am for orientation and signing of release. Hard hats and safety vests are required. Limit of 25. For more information, contact: David Sanderson, dsanderson at ptautocare.com.
TRIP IS FULL

When: 
Fri, 04/01/2016 - 9:30am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
David Sanderson
 
Status: 
Members Only: FULL
 

There will be a second trip into the quarry on Saturday, March 12, 2016.  Limited to 18 members and the minimum age is 16.  We will be working hard slate material with sharp edges so gloves ​are advised and bring a whistle.  Steel toed shoes and hard hats are required. We will be looking for microbial mat and Aspidella terranovica; a fossil of 542 million year of age.

Contact directions and other details: Ruffin Tucker 

When: 
Sat, 03/12/2016 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Ruffin Tucker
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Ediacaran Fossil Field Trip, Jacobs Creek Quarry, Denton, NC 28239. contact: Ruffin Tucker: fossiler77 at msn.com. Minimum age is 16; hard hats & steel-toed boots required

When: 
Sat, 02/13/2016 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Ruffin Tucker
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Greens Mill Run Creek in Greenville, NC. Meet at 10:00 am. For more information, contact: Rick Trone, richard.trone at gmail.com.

When: 
Sat, 11/21/2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Rick Trone
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Greens Mill Run Creek in Greenville, NC. Meet at 10:00 am. For more information, contact: Rick Trone, richard.trone at gmail.com.

When: 
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 10:00am - 2:40pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Rick Trone
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 
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