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Fossil Expeditions Reviews
We did a "walk on" fossil hunting adventure to the Peace River in Arcadia FL. Mark Renz is a super great guide, he knows his fossils! We had a great time and found some interesting fossil bones as wel... more »
My wife, 15 yr old son and I met Mark at the Winn Dixie in Arcadia at 10 am. A group orientation and short drive from there to location, and we were digging and sifting in the creek. Mark had each of ... more »
We've been going with Mark for over 20 years and will go every time we're in the area. He is sooooo much fun, extremely knowledgeable, and his number one concern is always the safety of how clients.
I met Mark about 25 years ago when I asked him to do a fossil presentation for Earth Day on Sanibel Island. He came out with dozens of fascinating fossils and facts about Florida's ancient history...and he did it free of charge! Since then I've gone on many of his fossil hunting excursions, read his informative and entertaining books and enjoyed his awesome nature photography. His photo book on Florida fossils is great for identification. I've used it so often that the pages are dog eared and scribbled on. Mark and his artist wife Marisa are THE trailblazers for fossil expeditions in SW Florida. They will customize your trip, be it by foot or kayak adventure. Mark is down to earth and a true lover of earth and it's hidden mysteries. His tours are a step back in time to old Florida. You will find yourself wading in a creek, shovel and fossil panning screen in hand. No sounds but the lowing of cows and occasional call of a red shouldered hawk. He gives everyone as much (or as little) information as they want. He's incredibly knowledgeable about Florida paleontology and can identify anything you find. What I truly admire is Mark's ultimate respect for nature and the ethical eco-friendly way he runs his buisness. For anyone wanting a unique, old (REALLY old) Florida experience this is a must-do. An awesome way to spend a few hours connecting with the mysteries of Florida's pre history nature. Five stars in my book!
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