Dinosaur Discovery Adventure

bring the past to life
JUNE 25th - JULY 2nd

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Hell Creek Formation Fieldwork

On the morning of June 29th we will head into the field sites of the famous Hell Creek Formation with Dr. Tyler Lyson to help excavate some of the last dinosaurs that ever lived in North America. Dr. Lyson's research in this renowned field area focuses on the extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs and the thin layer of sedimentary rock known as the K/Pg boundary.  Last season, volunteers and students discovered two of the best preserved Triceratops skulls ever found in this formation, and our crew will have the chance to sit in the quarry and help Dr. Lyson's team from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science as they remove the rock and dirt that entombed these marvelous discoveries.   

Earlier Event: June 28
Caravan to North Dakota Fossil Sites
Later Event: June 29
Dr. Lyson Lecture