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Future Dates of National Fossil Day™

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National Fossil Day is scheduled to fall on the Wednesday of Earth Science Week. Mark your calendars for future National Fossil Day and Earth Science Week dates:


  • 2014 Earth Science Week — October 12-18
  • 2014 National Fossil Day — October 15


  • 2015 Earth Science Week — October 11-17
  • 2015 National Fossil Day — October 14


  • 2016 Earth Science Week — October 9-15
  • 2016 National Fossil Day — October 12


As these dates get closer, please visit the National Fossil Day web site for more details.

Last updated: April 9, 2014