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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Speaker Series Continues With “What’s New in Paleontology at Petrified Forest” Lecture August 7

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Date: August 2, 2013
Contact: Bill Parker, (928) 524-6228 x262

Petrified Forest, AZ – To help all understand and enjoy Petrified Forest National Park, experts in their respective fields are being invited to share their knowledge and enthusiasm in a reinvigorated in-park 'speaker series'. Presentations are scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month, and last approximately one hour.

The next speakers of this 'speaker series' are park paleontologist Bill Parker, along with student interns Zachary Morris, Adam Marsh, Sarah Tulga, and Kelsey Hornung. Discussion will revolve around astounding new finds from this field season and progress of ongoing projects by student interns. Information will be presented about several new fossil locations as well as the beginning of the park's bone histology program, which will allow scientists to look in-depth at fossils thereby allowing amazing new details to be revealed.  

When: Wednesday August 7 2013, 10 am

Where: Community Building at Painted Desert Visitor Center (off I-40, exit 311)

Cost:                      Free to access the Painted Desert Visitor Center complex and this presentation. To continue into the park, a $10 entry fee applies

All are welcome, and the Community Building is fully accessible.

Need more information? Please contact Bill Parker (contact information above).

We look forward to seeing you!

Did You Know?

telephone poles mark Historic Route 66

Petrified Forest National Park is the only national park unit to protect a section of Historic Route 66!