Hey everyone! Picture for attention! In spirit of the holidays, we have decided to hold another raffle for Dr. Bobby Boessenecker’s team at the College of Charleston’s Mace Brown Museum! This time though – We are going to be raffling off the following: 1st place – 5 HOUR CREEK EXCURSION (redeemable 1 time for useContinue reading

Summerville Fossils – Why So Many?

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from clients is “Why are there so many fossils in Summerville, South Carolina and how did they get here?” Well, in order to answer that complicated question, I decided to prepare this article. Today, the Coastal Plain of South Carolina is covered in forests with aContinue reading “Summerville Fossils – Why So Many?”

Waipatiid of the Ashley: Part 2

The specimen was home and ready for prepping – so what comes next? Well it started with cutting open the jacket to once again expose the specimen to the sunlight. Next, it was time to brush away the loose dirt and work the material down to the solid matrix with the bone exposed. I completedContinue reading “Waipatiid of the Ashley: Part 2”

Waipatiid of the Ashley: Part 1

We were out scouting a new construction site when I noticed a section of thin bone material jutting out of the wall of the retention pond which I immediately recognized to be jaw bone. I paused for a moment and then giggled with excitement and decided to set my things down and get to work.Continue reading “Waipatiid of the Ashley: Part 1”