March 2010 Construction Update Blog
The construction pre-meeting was held on March 15 and the contractor has began to move equipment to the site.
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?
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.