The Buffalo Geological Society’s 5th Annual Cincinnati Trip is still scheduled to go on as planned for April 16th-19th, 2020.

EDIT: This years Cincinnati trip has been canceled. Please look forward to our next trip in April 2021.


The Buffalo Geological Society’s 5th Annual Cincinnati Trip to collect fossils will be held April 16-19, 2020.  This trip, to two quarries containing Silurian and Ordovician fossils in Indiana, and other sites in the Cincinnati area, will be led by BGS Board Member Jerry Bastedo, which is the 16th Cincinnati trip that he has scheduled and led to this area.  Participants are requested to be current BGS members.  Jerry, who has been designated as the BGS Fossil Director, to setup field trips, is also working on several other fossil collecting sites in WNY, Canada, and other locations for BGS members in 2019.  

If you are interested in participating in this trip please contact Jerry for more detailed information collecting sites, evening events, and on making the hotel reservations at the Hampton Inn in West Chester, OH, where a group rate has been setup.  Hotel reservations may be made now by calling the Hampton Inn in West Chester, Ohio, at (513) 341-2040 and mention the BGS has a group rate with 6 King and 2 Queen rooms reserved at $129 per room. A limited number of rooms has been reserved, but more can be added, if needed.  It is recommended to make room reservations ASAP, so a sufficient number of rooms well be reserved. Jerry may be contacted at (716) 864-2701 or by emailing him at for the hotel information and updates on the weekend’s events. 

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