Kansas fossils It’s National Fossil Day By Cindee Talley • Oct 14, 2014 historylines.net Today is National Fossil Day. It’s a time set aside by the National Park Service to remind us about the importance of fossils, and why they need to be preserved. Sharks in Kansas By Karen Madorin • Apr 13, 2014 thefossilforum.com Listen Listening... / 3:40 Sharks swimming in Kansas waters? Looking for dorsal fins cutting through waters where I fish, wade, and swim gives me goose bumps. I’d already spent too much time focusing on such worries as a teenage body surfer in Huntington Beach, California.