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    Dinosaur

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December 17, 2014
Access Changes with Winter's Arrival at Dinosaur National Monument
The arrival of winter at Dinosaur National Monument brings changes to visitor access in some areas.

December 09, 2014
Dinosaur National Monument Expands Use of Recreation.gov for 2015 River Permits
After a successful launch of Dinosaur National Monument’s river permit lottery on the National Recreation Reservation System last year, more changes are coming for 2015.

December 03, 2014
Paleontologists Remove Damaged Fossil from Trail
On Tuesday, December 2nd, Dr. Brooks Britt from Brigham Young University (BYU) removed the remaining portion of a juvenile sauropod humerus that was vandalized in early September. Monument staff assessed the condition of the bone after it was damaged to see if it would be possible to leave the fossil in place on the trail.

October 29, 2014
Dinosaur National Monument Seeks Public Input on Proposed Increase in Entrance and Camping Fees
Dinosaur National Monument and other National Park Service (NPS) units that collect entrance fees from park visitors are beginning public outreach to gauge support for possible changes in park fees.

September 15, 2014
Hunters Reminded of Monument Regulations
With the arrival of hunting seasons on lands surrounding Dinosaur National Monument, hunters are reminded that hunting is not permitted in the monument.

September 05, 2014
Rangers Discover Damage and Theft of Fossil Fragments along Fossil Discovery Trail
Rangers are seeking information related to recent fossil damage and theft on the Fossil Discovery Trail.

July 25, 2014
Tourism to Dinosaur National Monument Creates Nearly $16 Million in Economic Benefit in 2013
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 274,361 visitors to Dinosaur National Monument in 2013 spent $15,791,600 in communities near the park.

June 19, 2014
A Robot Among the Dinosaurs
A team of scientists from the Museum of Paleontology, Department of Geological Sciences, and the Museum of Peoples and Cultures of Brigham Young University along with Dinosaur National Monument staff recently conducted the first phase of a mapping project for the famous wall of bones.

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