Join Brian Compton and Shawn Haugrud as they take a closer look at the people, stories and events of the Gray Fossil Site, as seen through their eyes. If you are looking for some light humor with a touch of science, this is the podcast for you.

This podcast is not currently producing new episodes, but all previous episodes are available for listening!

A Touch of Gray Hosts:

Shawn Haugrud is a Gray Fossil Site & Museum preparator and oversees field and laboratory operations for the Gray Fossil Site.
Brian Compton manages the modern specimen collections and laboratory for the Gray Fossil Site & Museum..

A Touch of Gray - Episode 13 - Prepare for Glory

This week we are going back into the lab to talk about fossil preparation! It can be a long process but you might be suprised at some of the tools that are used in this job.
Music Credit to Kevin Mcleod.


A Touch of Gray - Episode 12 - The Forecast is Gray

We have a lot of variety in weather here in East Tennessee! In Episode 12, we will be talking about these different types of weather, how it affects our fossils and we will also compare it to the weather at other fossil sites. 
Music Credited to Kevin McLeod


A Touch of Gray - Episode 11 -The Space Jockey

For this week we have another special episode! This will be a "Top 10" countdown of some of our favorite plaster jackets and we will also be finding out, who is the Space Jockey?
 
Music credited to Kevin Mcleod.


A Touch of Gray - Episode 10 -Enter the Pit

Each of the excavation pits here at the Gray Fossil Site are unique! Join us for this episode as we go through what has been found in them, their names and how they got there in the first place!
Music credited to Kevin Mcleod.


A Touch of Gray - Episode 9 - 50 Spades of Gray

In this week's episode we will be talking all things excavation. Learn about some of the best techniques that we use for digging up fossils here at the Gray Fossil Site!
Music credit to Kevin Mcleod.


A Touch of Gray - Episode 8 - Ain't Got Time to Bleed

In this weeks episode we get to talk with Dr. Blaine W. Schubert, the Executive Director of the Gray Fossil Site and the ETSU Center of Excellence in Paleontology! He will be sharing with us what he does, how he got into paleontology as well as some stories of what he is doing now.
Music credited to Kevin McLeod


A Touch of Gray - Episode 7 - The 7th Technician: A Hard Disconnect

If it ain't broke, you may still have to fix it. Join us this week for Episode 7 as we look back on some of the mishaps and malfunctions that have happened here at the Gray Fossil Site.
 
Music credited to Kevin Mcleod.


A Touch of Gray - Episode 6 - Getting Plastered at Work

Getting plastered? Join us this week to find out more about this interesting technique here at the Gray Fossil site. For Episode 6, we will share the best methods for getting these larger fossils out of the ground and into the lab.
Musical credit given to Kevin Mcleod


A Touch of Gray Episode 5 - The Man Behind the Beard

Episode 5 will be the first interview episode for A Touch of Gray! In this special episode, we are joined by Dr. Steven Wallace who will be sharing some of his experiences and history here at the Gray Fossil Site! 
 
Music credited to Kevin Mcleod!


A Touch of Gray Episode 4 - We All Float Down Here

  What will we find today? In Episode 4, we will be going out of the lab and into the field work of wet screening at the Gray Fossil Site! We will share the history as well as the how to's and what not to do, in this exciting process of revealing fossils for the first time.
Music credited to Kevin Mcleod!