Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices Forums Subscribe Archives
Today is October 22, 2014
home newssports feature opinion happenings society obits techtips

Front Page » May 4, 2010 » Emery County News » Dino Dig near Castle Dale
Published 1,632 days ago

Dino Dig near Castle Dale


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Active Allosaurus Excavation Open to the Public for May 4-8.

The College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum recently discovered a partially articulated dinosaur on Bureau of Land Management land near Castle Dale.

A nearly complete theropod (meat-eating) dinosaur will be excavated through a collaborative effort between the College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum and the Bureau of Land Management Utah Price Field Office. This effort will provide a unique opportunity for the public to observe an active dinosaur excavation.

The public is welcome to visit the excavation from May 4-8. The site can be accessed by the road near Castle Dale which goes onto the desert. The dig is about 10 miles below Castle Dale and is visible from the road.

Beginning on May 4, interested people can visit the site to gain a better understanding of what's involved in an excavation.

This discovery exemplifies the rich paleontological region surrounding the College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum.

Following excavation, the dinosaur will be prepared at the museum, where the public will also be able to observe the preparation process and speak directly with the fossil preparators.

After excavation and preparation, the dinosaur will remain at the museum where it will be available for further study and research.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


Top of Page


 
Emery County News  
May 4, 2010
Recent Local News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories



Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Emery County Progress, 2000-2008. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Emery County Progress.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us
z