CVC Basement Overview

Holding Off the Hantavirus

Hi everyone, from the post-workshop end of time and space!

This is the first of my pre-workshop event posts that I’m writing post-workshop. A major component of our work at Dinosaur National Monument was organizing and cleaning the collections spaces. …

Overlook of the Deep Time exhibit at the Smithsonian, from the rear

DC Super Friends, Sans Capes

Hi everyone!

At the time of writing this, I have returned from the end-of-internship workshop in Washington, DC. Because it’s the freshest thing on my mind, I’ve decided to write this first and will have to fill you in on …

Cutting foam for a chunky Abydosaurus femur on Thursday.

Tucking our Fossil Babes to Bed

Hi everyone! Week 3’s blog is of a similar melody to week 2, but the methodology we used to conserve the fossils was notably different.

While plaster cradles are fantastic for providing long-lasting and sturdy containers for fossils, they can …

Abydosaurus cradles for that Kellyn and I completed on Thursday and Friday. This is actually back in our collections space, after we had packed up for the day.

The Road to Plaster Mastery

Hi everyone! I’ve been quiet on this platform because it’s been a very busy first couple of weeks for me at DINO. I’m going to try to get a post written on my adventures last weekend in Moab, but what …

View of Dinosaur National Monument from afar.

Dinosaur National Monument: The Prequel

Hi there! My name’s Tut, and I’m serving as the Mosaics in Science Paleontology Assistant at Dinosaur National Monument in Jensen, Utah this summer. My position doesn’t begin until June, but earlier this month, I had the opportunity to accompany …

Greetings from Zion!

Greetings from Zion National Park!

Hello. My name is Camille Burrus. I am interning this summer at the beautiful Zion National Park. I have had the honor to work with the desert tortoise. Although the tortoises are currently burrowing underground …