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Burpee Museum offers free Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry tours

Posted By Amanda Bayhi On May 29, 2013 @ 12:05 pm In Aggbeat Online,News | No Comments

(Photo: BLM) [1]

(Photo: BLM [2])

Burpee Museum paleontologists and education personnel will next week conduct free guided tours at the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry in Hanksville, Illinois, Deseret News reported [3].

(Photo: BLM) [4]

(Photo: BLM [2])

The tours are scheduled from May 31 through June 9 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.; tours will not be available June 2. Each tour will last about 40 minutes for each group of 25 people or less and will only be offered weather-permitting.

According to KCSG [5], this is the sixth year the Burpee Museum of Rockford, Illinois, has partnered with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Henry Mountain Field Station, to provide the tours.


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[1] Image: http://www.aggman.com/files/2013/05/paleontology_photos4.Par_.18762.Image_.-1.-1.1.gif.jpg

[2] BLM: http://www.blm.gov/ut/st/en/prog/more/cultural/Paleontology/utah_paleontology/color_country_paleontology/hanksville-burpee.html

[3] Deseret News reported: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580763/BLM-to-host-tours-at-Hanksville-Burpee-Dinosaur-quarry.html

[4] Image: http://www.aggman.com/files/2013/05/paleontology_photos4.Par_.9770.Image_.-1.-1.1.gif.jpg

[5] According to KCSG: http://www.kcsg.com/view/full_story/22698930/article-BLM-to-Host-Free-Public-Tours-at-Hanksville-Burpee-Dinosaur-Quarry?instance=home_news_lead

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