Wyoming Archaeology Month
Wyoming Archaeology Month occurs in September and includes events throughout the state. For more information, visit:
Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site is a campground that not only offers fishing, hiking, swimming, and wildlife viewing, but also a wide assortment of petroglyphs and pictographs, as well as recently discovered artifacts that offer evidence about the lives of the people who occupied the area thousands of years ago. For more information, visit: http://www.wyomingtourism.org/overview/medicine-Lodge-Achaeological-Site/3666.
The Big Horn Basin Education Foundation
The Big Horn Basin Education Foundation runs Kids' Digs for ages 8-12 and Teens' Digs for ages 13-15. Participants work in supervised digs and learn how to recognize fossils. The Foundation also offers guided tours of the dinosaur museum and fossil sites. For more information, call 307-864-2259, or visit its Web site at: http://www.thermopwy.net/bhbf.
Wyoming Dinosaur Center's Dig-For-A-Day Adventure
This program allows families to dig in fossil quarries with the center's professionals. For more information, call 307-864-2997, or visit the Center's Web site at:
The University of Wyoming Geological Museum Web site
This Web site is a good source of information on palaeontology. For more information, visit the museum's Web site at:
Fossil Butte National Monument
Fossil Butte National Monument in southwestern Wyoming contains a remarkable concentration of fossilized freshwater fish. It also includes aquatic animals, insects, a few mammals, and plants. For more information, call 307-877-4455, or visit: http://www.nps.gov/fobu/.
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