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Kathleen Springer, senior curator of geological sciences at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands, will give an informal gallery talk on the subject of fossils at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 19. The presentation is free with museum general admission.

The presentation is part of the continuing monthly series of gallery talks by museum curatorial staff to provide visitors with more insight about collections in the museum and specific exhibits on display.

Springer will escort museum guests to a variety of fossil exhibits in the museum, including the special exhibit, “Unearthed! Fossils in the Museum Collections,” which closes on June 20. She will discuss the importance of museum collections for preserving the heritage of a community and furthering scientific endeavors and will talk about how the museum acquires and cares for its paleontology collections.

Kathleen Springer has an extensive background in geology and paleontology with over nineteen years’ experience in leading geologic and paleontologic investigations throughout southern California, Arizona and Nevada. She has been recognized by the Association of Environmental Professionals for environmental education. She is a resident of Claremont, California.

The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays and holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 (adult), $5 (senior or student) and $4 (child aged 5-12). Children under 5 and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free, and the facility is handicapped-accessible. The museum’s Garden Café is open for lunch, snacks, and beverages from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit or call (909) 307-2669 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.


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