• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Learning Center Lecture Series, January 2007

excavation site
Randall Irmis (in NPS uniform) and others excavate in the Revueltosaurus Quarry, May 2004
NPS Photo

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Date: December 19, 2006
Contact: Bill Parker, (928) 524-6228 ext. 262

Petrified Forest National Park Learning Center Lecture Series, January 2007

Petrified Forest, AZ ― Petrified Forest National Park paleontologist Bill Parker will be giving an hour-long presentation titled “Revueltosaurus – Solving a Dinosaur Mystery” as part of the park’s ongoing Learning Center Lecture Series. The lecture will discuss the recent discovery of fossil skeletons at the park and their significance to the study of the dinosaurs. The lecture will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2007, and will be held at the Painted Desert Visitor Center Community Building in Petrified Forest National Park. This lecture is open to the public and admission is free. 

The Petrified Forest National Park Learning Center was established to bring park visitors and researchers together to foster understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural resources of the park and the Colorado Plateau. Lectures are held the first Wednesday of each month on a variety of topics including geology, paleontology, archaeology, and biology. 

For more information call (928) 524-6228 weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P. O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park.

Did You Know?

Agate House pueblo made with petrified wood chunks

Petrified wood was so abundant when the ancestral Puebloan people were living in the area that they used it not only for stone tools but also as building material, such as the "brick" used in Agate House at Petrified Forest National Park.