Saturday, September 19, 2009

Local 220 million year old fossilized footprints!

Paul Olsen, the Arthur Storke Memorial Professor of Earth & Environment Sciences at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will present “"The Beginning of Dinosaurs in New York and New Jersey" Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Piermont Public Library, 25 Flywheel Park, Piermont.

In 1971, Qlsen and a friend discovered some 220 million year old fossilized footprints of, one of the "smaller" giant reptiles on a property in Orange town. This discovery inspired Paul Olsen to pursue a scientific carreer and now to preserve and protect these rare fossil remains through the creation of a public park.

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