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Field Trip to the NYSM: New York's Fossil Forests

Ever wanted to know what the world’s oldest forests dating between 385-390 million years old once looked like? Join State Paleontologist, Dr. Lisa Amati, as she details the history behind the discovery and study of two Devonian fossil forests right here in New York State! Then she’ll take you behind behind the scenes to view some of the best preserved and abundant late middle Devonian plant material in the world!