Discover Auburn Lecture Series features fossils with Bill Deutsch

Published: October 13, 2022

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Auburn University Libraries’ next Discover Auburn Lecture Series program will have Bill Deutsch speaking on his new book, “Ancient Life in Alabama: The Fossils, the Finders & Why It Matters.” The lecture will take place at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, in the Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium on the ground floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library. Attendees may elect to participate in person or via this Zoom link. Deutsch is a Research Fellow, Emeritus in the Auburn University School of Fisheries, with degrees in Zoology, Biology, Anthropology and Aquatic Ecology. He is the author of the book “Alabama Rivers: A Celebration & Challenge,” and recently completed his second book, “Ancient Life in Alabama: The Fossils, the Finders & Why It Matters.”He has had a lifelong interest in fossils and is a member of the Alabama Paleontological Society. He regularly searches for fossils statewide and beyond, and for his Discover Auburn presentation, he will discuss the rich paleontological history of Alabama, including the key people who advanced our understanding of life on Earth and the concept of Deep Time.The public is welcome.

Submitted by: Jayson Hill