April 29, 2005

Sign up now for field tour of dinosaur fossil areas

by Tom Woolf

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Division of Continuing Education at Southern Illinois University Carbondale can take your reservation now for a five-day field tour to explore the Mesozoic geology and paleontology of the "Dinosaur Diamond". This includes visits to Fruita, Colorado, and Moab, Price and Vernal, Utah.

It all takes place from July 31 to Aug. 5. The fees for this tour are $1,250 single occupancy and $1,100 for double occupancy. A non-refundable $100 deposit must accompany registration.

The fee covers lodging, transportation during the tour and a farewell dinner. Participants must provide their own transportation to and from Fruita and must cover the cost of all remaining meals.

For more information or to register, contact the Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751 or visit the Web site at www.dce.siu.edu. You may also obtain more detailed information at www.isgs.uiuc.edu/dinos/siucourse.html.