What Fossils Will You Find?: Paleontology in Southern Nevada

August 2022

Lauren Parry, Ph.D. [she/her] Park Guide for Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

The fossil record of Southern Nevada captures a rich and detailed story of environmental and ecological change, from continental seas, to deserts, wetlands, and forests. Join paleontologist and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Park Guide, Lauren Parry, for a journey through the fossil record. This talk will cover: 1) A brief overview of geologic time, the fossil record, and the field of paleontology, 2) A "time machine" journey through the fossil record of Southern Nevada, 3) How to properly document fossils in field notes or reports, and 4) Rules and regulations concerning fossil collection on different public lands.

To watch this talk on YouTube click here.

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  • Rayette Martin
    published this page in Activity 2022-08-28 22:07:09 -0700

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