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Bugs And Bones Upcoming At Ponca State Park

Posted: 10 June, 2013

LINCOLN (AP) - A northeast Nebraska state park will guide the public on insects and fossils. Ponca State Park's annual Bugs and Bones Weekend will be held June 15-16. The event will include fossil digs, educational hikes, crafts and hayrack rides. On June 15, an archery shoot for those 8 and older will be held. The cost is $1 for six arrows. Participants may also observe a retired paleontologist chip away at a Gillicus fossil throughout the weekend. The ancient fish fossil was discovered within the park by a child during a guided fossil dig.

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