Jurassic Post Edition 37

Indiana Jones and the... beach full of fossils!

Stuart Godman Fossil Warden on Charmouth BeachIf you happen to be wandering along the beaches of Charmouth and Lyme Regis during a school holiday, have a look out for Stuart, one of the unsung heroes of the Jurassic Coast. Stuart is the Jurassic Coast Fossil Warden, and can be recognised by an Indiana Jones-style hat and very fetching branded gear promoting his sponsors, very much like Formula 1 outfits… but a bit more understated.


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Social Media and Networking enters the Jurassic Period

my dad found a fossilA few months ago I revived my stagnant twitter account to showcase an incredible fossil I found on the Jurassic Coast. It was so beautiful with an amazing story, that I felt the need to share it with the world! So @jurassicg1rl was born and I began tweeting.


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Sedimental: Jurassic Seas - Bringing the Past to Life

View of Blue Lias cliffs looking towards Charmouth cropWalking along the Lyme Regis and Charmouth coastline and viewing the beautiful vista of Blue Lias cliffs it is difficult to imagine the world as it was when those rocks were being formed 180 million years ago.


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Jurassic Coast Trust - Feeding the Monster

JC Ambassador Steve SnowballNo, I am not referring to the appetites of a giant Pliosaur or Jurassic crocodile. I am not writing about how many sausages my seven-year-old can pack away in one meal time. I am not even here to mention the speed with which the Jurassic Coast team can demolish a packet of biscuits in a meeting...


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Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 2015

Fossil Festival 2013 Copyright Sam Rose Jurassic Coast Team SR1 6878It’s that time of year again! Time to get yourselves down to Lyme Regis and be inspired by a weekend long festival celebrating the Earth Sciences.


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Fossil Acquisition Strategy

BubblesSince the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site was designated, several collectors have been saying that they want to see their collections on display along the Jurassic Coast, preferably around Lyme Regis or Charmouth.


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Kids Go Jurassic!

Plaster of Paris Ammonite paintingThe Easter holidays have brought about a terrific opportunity to pair up our Ambassadors with our Business Partners to run fun and educational Jurassic Coast activities for kids. We’ve run three sessions so far, and the response from children, parents and session leaders alike has been excellent.


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Big Jurassic Classroom - Teacher Update

Preparing a fossilI took part in the Big Jurassic Classroom Superteachers project during the academic year 2013-2014. It is a fantastic project designed to provide Primary School teachers with first-hand experience working with Earth Science professionals in order to inspire us to create exciting resources for children to use based on the Jurassic Coast.


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Jurassic Coast Fossil Collecting Guide

Fossil Collecting and Beach Safety topfrontThe Jurassic Coast Team have gone halves with Charmouth Parish Council to reprint the Jurassic Coast Fossil Collecting and Beach Safety guide.


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