• Camarasus skull in the cliff face, rafters on the Green River, McKee Springs petroglyphs

    Dinosaur

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March 2010 Construction Update Blog


March, 2010
 
fencing goes up around the construction area

Fencing goes up around the construction zones.

The construction pre-meeting was held on March 15 and the contractor has began to move equipment to the site.

 

 
staff carefull move the model Stegosaurus with the aid of a front-loader
NPS Image
 
Before construction can begin, the model Stegosaurus that resides at the visitor center had to be moved. With a front-loader, the model was lifted off the ground and staff used ropes while walking along side to “wrangle” the dinosaur and ensure it was not damaged in the move.
 

Did You Know?

Peregrine chicks on cliff.

A population of peregrine falcons has been established at Dinosaur National Monument. The park's rugged canyons make ideal habitat for the once endangered raptor. Fossils show that dinosaurs evolved into birds--and so still live in modified form at Dinosaur.