East Tennessee State University paleontology dig in the Saltville Well Fields continues through June 23. Visitors are welcome to observe during digging hours 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Monday through Friday. The site is conveniently located off the Helen Barbrow birding trail. Dr. Blaine Schubert and Dr. Chris Widga are directing this year’s dig to find fossils of the short-face bear that lived during the Ice Age.