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Hands-On Paleontology: Excavating and Preserving Mammoths in the Black Hills

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Anna Johnston Jul 03, 2015 at 06:27 PM

Hoping there's room for me in this program. No one was available at Road Scholar when I called yesterday afternoon. Any hints? My first RS program.

Geri Gottbrath Jun 05, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Geri G
June 4,2015
I am signed up for this program on Sept. 20-26 and the Mt. Rushmore program that ends Sept. 19. Is there anyone else doing both programs that needs transportation and would like to share a ride with the airport shuttle from Keystone to Hot Springs on the 19th?I've done lots of research and there are very few options. Let's talk.

Gerry L Jun 26, 2014 at 11:46 PM

I am signed up to attend this program on Sept 21, 2014. I will be driving from the Dinosaur Bone Preservation program in WY (#6276) which ends on Sept 19. If anyone else is doing both programs, I'd be willing to talk about sharing a ride and costs. (Small car, economy motels.)

Pat Schwarz Sep 11, 2013 at 05:27 PM

Share a ride to the program? My husband and I are taking this program back-to-back with the Mt. Rushmore program Sept. 15-21. We plan to return to the Rapid City airport on the 21st, and on the 22nd, we would like to share a ride to the Woolly Mammoth site. If anyone else is doing the same programs, we would be fine with going from Keystone to Hot Springs instead of returning to the airport.

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